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Historical Items

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Item 28059

George Pierce letter about revivals, 1826

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1826-08-20 Location: Baldwin; Northampton Media: Ink on paper

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Item 108657

Street view of Richmond Campground, Richmond, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Richmond Media: Glass Plate Negative

Item 23589

Camp Grounds' Grove at Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: circa 1885 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.

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The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

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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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.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

… designed by Charles Loring, is a mix of Classical Revival, Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival. It was built as a City Hall and memorial to…

My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide