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Historical Items

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Item 9972

Acting Out Bible Stories, Camp Lanier, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Eliot Media: Photoprint

Item 9970

Lanier Camp Bible Drama, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Eliot Media: Photoprint

Item 109079

Auditorium at the Wesleyan Grove Camp Meeting, Northport, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Northport Media: Film Negative

Online Exhibits

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.


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.


400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844

… Museum Description The Millerites, a religious group who believed that Jesus would reappear on earth between March 21, 1843 and March 21…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… Historical Society The first recorded religious meeting on Islesboro took place in 1791, in the barn of Joseph Boardman.

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

Sumner Cobb writes from Camp Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky, 1918 A letter from Sumner Cobb to his family, discussing the Spanish Flu.Item Contributed…