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Historical Items

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Item 100345

Coopers Mills Baptist Church, Whitefield, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Whitefield Historical Society Date: circa 1908 Location: Whitefield Media: Postcard

Item 100350

Coopers Mills Baptist Church, Whitefield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Whitefield Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Whitefield Media: Postcard

Item 6205

Tent with Peace Flag flying

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1900 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Advent of Green Acre Baha'i School

The Green Acre Baha’i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

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Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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United Society of Shakers

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Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

They came by horse and returned by canoe. Soon, people from Benedicta started coming to worship the Catholic religion in Lincoln.

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First Parish in Portland

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My Maine Stories

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The gift of a necklace
by Parivash Rohani

When I was born my grandmother gave me a part of a Baha’i prayer for protection.

Story

Love is greater than peace, For peace is founded upon love
by Parivash Rohani

My journey from Iran to Maine

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Beef Cutlet always reminds me of home in Iran
by Parivash Rohani

Making beef cutlet in Maine connects me to my home in Iran and my Baha'i faith.