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Historical Items

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Item 100305

Russian silk shawl, Kupavno, Russia, 1804

Contributed by: Tate House Museum Date: 1804 Location: Kupavno; Portland Media: Silk

Item 31869

Josiah Pierce letter on May Day in Russia, 1856

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1856 Location: Saint Petersburg Media: Ink on paper

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Item 31874

Josiah Pierce reflection on year in Russia, 1856

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1856 Location: Saint Petersburg Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

The Green Acre Baha'i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

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Tate House Museum

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Hollingsworth Fine Arts

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… beyond the the Soviet Union and post-collapse Russia, visiting Canada, France and Japan. Trips were sponsored by non-singers who came along as…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR