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Historical Items

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Item 16978

Rock Potatoes, Houlton area

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum) Date: circa 1950 Location: Houlton Media: Rocks

Item 35258

Fortunes Rocks, Biddeford, ca. 1908

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1908 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 23598

Fortunes Rocks, ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 83057

Smith property, N. Side Seashore Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lillian A. Smith Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89311

Assessor's Record, Jewett property, Lots 7 & 8, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Geneva R. Jewett Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85133

MacKenzie property, S. Side Meridian Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lena H. MacKenzie Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Benedict Arnold's March Through Skowhegan

Benedict Arnold arrived in Skowhegan on October 4th, 1775, and it was here that Arnold received his first offer of help from the colonists. Joseph Weston and his sons helped Benedict Arnold and his army cross over the Skowhegan Falls, but Joseph later got a severe cold from exposure and died of a fever on Oct.16th. His sons went back to the family home along the Kennebec for they were the first family to settle in Old Canaan or what is now Skowhegan.

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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Measuring Rock

Measuring Rock The Measuring Rock Story In 1776, at the encouragement of Thomas Wilson, Stephen Titcomb and four other residents of Topsham, Maine…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

… Society Two pronged hay fork used for sifting through hay to find rocks and other things that do not belong and to dig hay to feed animals.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Places

… Brick Inn Farmington's First Grist Mill Franklin County Agricultural Fair Lowell's General Store Measuring Rock Meeting House Park North Church

My Maine Stories

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Story

Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.

Story

Water is Music
by P Leone

Throughout her life water has played an important part

Story

Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor