Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.
… town, with its waterfront and cathedrals, its quaint German architecture and sharp-roofed houses, its odd-looking boats and winding streets...The…
… scholars, and academics to this otherwise quaint and rural area of Maine. Farmington is unique because much of its history is well documented and…