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Historical Items

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Item 104527

Portrait of Adam Winslow and his grandson Adam, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Falmouth Media: Ambrotype

Item 104454

The Stoddard House, Farmington, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Farmington Media: Ambrotype

Item 104444

Daguerreotype of an elderly couple, Portland, ca. 1852

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1852 Location: Portland Media: Daguerreotype

Exhibits

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

… feasts, which whoever is invited MUST bring one plate of wood or bark and then I give the benediction upon the meats.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

After the north-south oriented bedrock underlying the parallel ridges and valleys was formed and re-formed by plate movements hundreds of millions of…

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down