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Historical Items

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Item 105037

Root club, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Wood

Item 23479

Snout rootclub, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1900 Media: Wood

Item 6650

Penobscot root club, Poland Springs, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Poland Spring Media: Birch, paint

Exhibits

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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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.

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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Tate House Museum

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

This small grass-roots organization has developed a new commemorative trail called the Fly Rod Crosby Trail which will eventually stretch 45 miles…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - About Us - Page 1 of 3

… she regrets not appreciating her hometown roots, but she’s making up for that neglect by working extra hard on this project.