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Historical Items

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Item 28484

Sagadahoc County Courthouse, 1997

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1997 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 28461

1910 Sagadahoc County Judges

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1910 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 28474

Sagadahoc County Courthouse, Bath, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bath Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Exhibit

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

… Contributed byPatten Free Library X The Sagadahoc County Courthouse, located in Bath, the county seat, serves the following towns: Bath…

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block Text by Kyle Bonti, Kelsey Brick, Michael Lawrence, and Morgan Vigue 7th grade students at Bath Middle…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Student Exhibits

… Grant Building The Patten Free Library The Railroad Station Sagadahoc Block and Sagadahock House The Sagadahoc County Courthouse 94 Front Street

My Maine Stories

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Story

A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Immigration: The Not So Open Door

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about immigration in the United States using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.

Lesson Plan

Longfellow Studies: The Village Blacksmith - The Reality of a Poem

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
"The Village Blacksmith" was a much celebrated poem. Written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the poem appeared to celebrate the work ethic and mannerisms of a working man, the icon of every rural community, the Blacksmith. However, what was the poem really saying?