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Historical Items

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Item 45280

Maine House of Representatives, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 112063

Brennan for congress t-shirt, 1986

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1986 Media: Cotton, ink

Item 9747

David Duran, Casco, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Casco Media: Photoprint

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116604

Sewall camp additions, Phippsburg, 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1914 Location: Phippsburg Client: Harold M. Sewall Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111806

A memorial pavilion in a park, 1919

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1919 Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111230

Lorenzo De Medici Sweat Memorial, Portland, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1909–1966 Location: Portland; Portland Client: Portland Society of Art Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

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The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth 1850s shipyardItem Contributed byBrick Store Museum Shipbuilding In 1812, the area…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 1 of 2

"Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary Text by Candace Kanes Illustrations from Maine…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

"Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary In May 1826, Anna Martin married Solomon Raynes and began…

My Maine Stories

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21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

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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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Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

How Do Communities Represent Themselves

Grade Level: K-2 Content Area: Social Studies
Students learn about historical and current flags of Maine and work in small groups to create flags to represent their classroom/school communities.

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Governors

Grade Level: Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
Students will learn about the people who have occupied the office of Governor and how the Office of Governor operates. The students will understand the different hats and relationships that the Governor has.

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Longfellow Studies: Longfellow Amongst His Contemporaries - The Ship of State DBQ

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
Preparation Required/Preliminary Discussion: Lesson plans should be done in the context of a course of study on American literature and/or history from the Revolution to the Civil War. The ship of state is an ancient metaphor in the western world, especially among seafaring people, but this figure of speech assumed a more widespread and literal significance in the English colonies of the New World. From the middle of the 17th century, after all, until revolution broke out in 1775, the dominant system of governance in the colonies was the Navigation Acts. The primary responsibility of colonial governors, according to both Parliament and the Crown, was the enforcement of the laws of trade, and the governors themselves appointed naval officers to ensure that the various provisions and regulations of the Navigation Acts were executed. England, in other words, governed her American colonies as if they were merchant ships. This metaphorical conception of the colonies as a naval enterprise not only survived the Revolution but also took on a deeper relevance following the construction of the Union. The United States of America had now become the ship of state, launched on July 4th 1776 and dedicated to the radical proposition that all men are created equal and endowed with certain unalienable rights. This proposition is examined and tested in any number of ways during the decades between the Revolution and the Civil War. Novelists and poets, as well as politicians and statesmen, questioned its viability: Whither goes the ship of state? Is there a safe harbor somewhere up ahead or is the vessel doomed to ruin and wreckage? Is she well built and sturdy or is there some essential flaw in her structural frame?