Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 545
Fire Department running team, Houlton, ca. 1886
Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: circa 1886 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print
Young Girls' Race, Squirrel Island, ca. 1915
Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print
Young Boys' Race, Squirrel Island, ca. 1907
Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1907 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print
Tax RecordsView All Showing 2 of 2
Assessor's Record, 235-311 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Winslow & Company Use: Clay Runs
Assessor's Record, 2-40 West Commercial Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Portland Gas Light Co. Use: Overhead Coke Run
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 2
Block for Mr. M.J. Googin, Lewiston, 1893-1915
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1893–1915 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Client: M. J. Googin Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs Brothers Architects
Waterford Library, Waterford, 1937
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930–1937 Location: Waterford Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 100
Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.
Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.
Student Exhibit: A Civil War Soldier from Skowhegan
Alexander Crawford a soldier from Skowhegan, was born in 1839 on a farm on the Dudley Corner Road in Skowhegan. He served in the Civil War and returned to Skowhegan to run the family farm.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 184
Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Running the Town
Running the Town Decades went by before a woman served in a municipal office. In 1929 Bessie Joyce was listed as a member of the Superintending…
Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - P.H. Tilson Death Notice
… died on July 21, 1861 at the Battle of Bull Run. The goal of the battle was to force the Confederates to retreat to their next line of defense; the…
Lincoln, Maine - Methodist Church, Lincoln, ca. 1925
16, 1878, and it was run by granite counterweights and had to be wound every week. The clock was electrified in the 1960s.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 36
Growing up in Lewiston and running Museum L-A
by Rachel Desgrosseilliers
Growing up Franco-American and honoring our mill working heritage
Somali Bantu farmers put down roots in Maine
by Muhidin D. Libah
Running the Somali Bantu Community Association and finding food security in Maine
My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum
by Sherry Judd
I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.
Lesson PlansView All Showing 1 of 1
Primary Sources: Healthcare History in Maine
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to read and analyze letters, literature, and other primary documents and articles of material culture from the MHS collections relating to how people in Maine have given and received healthcare throughout history. Students will discuss the giving and receiving of medicines and treatments from the 18th-21st centuries, the evolving role of hospitals since the 19th century, and how the nursing profession has changed since the Civil War. Students will also look at how people and healthcare facilities in Maine have addressed epidemics in the past, such as influenza and tuberculosis, and what we can learn today from studying the history of healthcare and medicine.