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Historical Items

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Item 17128

Child's rocking chair

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Item 14247

Child's rattan rocking chair, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Location: Bucksport Media: Wood, rattan

Item 11489

Child's rocking-high chair, Littleton, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Online Exhibits

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Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.


Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.


MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ada Martin, Bangor, 1865

… hobby sitting by a window all alone in a rocking chair her foot on another chair reading." View additional information about this item on the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

… grows" : The Thursday Club "Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930Biddeford Historical Society The club, from the beginning…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Ocean View Hotel

… though it was said of him that he 'had a rocking chair permanently attached to his butt.' Lilla Moulden owned and operated the Ocean View Hotel…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life


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


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey