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Item 6154

S.S. State of Maine, ca. 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1892 Location: Bath Media: Oil on canvas

Item 28777

The S.S. "Roosevelt," ca. 1908

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: circa 1908 Location: New York Media: Lantern slide

Item 82

Gangway board from 'U.S.S. Hartford', ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1862 Media: Wood


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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.


We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.


The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Along the Waterfront

Captain Berlin on the S.S. Isaac T. Mann, Portland, 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Fishermen aboard Herb…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

Adams. Captain Morris contacted General John Blake of Brewer, head of the Eastern Militia, as soon as he learned that the British fleet was heading…

My Maine Stories

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy