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Historical Items

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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 102274

Portland Company engineering drawing for the boiler in Admiral Peary's "SS Roosevelt", Portland, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Location: Portland Media: Ink on Linen

Item 28777

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

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

Exhibits

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La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

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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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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… Bay – new technology and expanding markets 1893 • SS Cumberland made its first voyage from Boston to Lubec, inaugurating steam ship service to the…