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Historical Items

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Item 13971

Spectacles worn by Sarah Chamberlain

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Brewer Media: Metal and glass

Item 13969

Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1865 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 15537

Sarah Brastow Chamberlain, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.