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Item 27976

Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Farmington Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Farmington Media: Ink on paper

Item 52195

Aged Brotherhood rules, Portland, 1876

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1876 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 9901

Wantage Rule fitted into a box, 1720

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: 1720 Location: Berwick Media: Boxwood, brass, ribbon


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Toy Len Goon: Mother of the Year

Toy Len Goon of Portland, an immigrant from China, was a widow with six children when she was selected in 1952 as America's Mother of the Year.


Power of Potential

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.


Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900

Note the rule on multivolume works : "...if the book so lost or injured be a part of a set, such person shall replace it or pay for the entire set."…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

… truth without any equivocation be your constant rule, and rigid honesty in all your dealings be your practice.” (Clayton, 208) Samuel Pierson died…

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

… the National Flag and violated Federal Flag Code Rules. Ten days later, Dr. Wilson G. Smillie penned a letter to the State Commissioner of…

My Maine Stories

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The Point
by Norma K. Salway

In the summer, on the eastern shore of Songo, kids dove from a leaning tree


Orphanage on Revere Street
by anonymous

An orphanage operated by a Mrs. Oliver on 54 Revere Street in Portland, Maine in 1930.


Serving in Vietnam with Richard Hershel Green
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

Don't get close to the new guy