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Historical Items

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Item 89871

Rebecca Usher to sister, Quebec, 1841

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1841 Location: Three Rivers Media: Ink on paper

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Item 8638

Wiscasset & Quebec Locomotive #2

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1891 Location: Portland; Alna Media: Photoprint

Item 89849

Rebecca Usher on trip to Quebec, 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1840 Location: Hollis; Three Rivers Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 71547

15 Quebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Almeria Abbott Use: Garage

Item 71553

38 Quebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clifford L. Libby Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 71554

39 Quebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ada E. Mundee Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Benedict Arnold's March Through Skowhegan

Benedict Arnold arrived in Skowhegan on October 4th, 1775, and it was here that Arnold received his first offer of help from the colonists. Joseph Weston and his sons helped Benedict Arnold and his army cross over the Skowhegan Falls, but Joseph later got a severe cold from exposure and died of a fever on Oct.16th. His sons went back to the family home along the Kennebec for they were the first family to settle in Old Canaan or what is now Skowhegan.

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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

Site Pages

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Skowhegan Community History - Benedict Arnold's March

These men were to get to Quebec by following the Kennebec river upstream. Someone informed George Washington that the only way to travel on the…

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

… his revolutionary army up the Kennebec River to Quebec City. Because there were no dams at the time, the men and animals had to journey their way…

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… through the area with the intent of invading Quebec City, 184 miles to the north. The first settlement in the area was called Canaan, and early…

My Maine Stories

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Mali Agat (Molly Ockett) the famous Wabanaki "Doctress"
by Maine Historical Society

Pigwacket Molly Ockett, healing, and cultural ecological knowledge

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Wampum Belts
by Donald Soctomah

My great grandfather was a wampum keeper

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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