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Historical Items

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Item 17982

Loading potatoes, Searsport, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1965 Location: Searsport Media: Photographic print

Item 108460

Cyclone damage, Searsport, 1921

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 1921-05-22 Location: Searsport Media: Photographic print

Item 25754

Main Street, Searsport, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Searsport Media: Glass Negative

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109273

Summers Fertilizer Company Loading Platform, Searsport, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Searsport Client: Summers Fertilizer Company Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109287

Summers Fertilizer Company office building, Searsport, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Searsport Client: Summers Fertilizer Company Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109211

Summers Fertilizer Co. Sandy Point Plant, Searsport, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Searsport Client: Summers Fertilizer Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Penobscot Marine Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - Eastern Illustrating Company

… by visiting the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine or click on this link to visit the Museum's website.

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

… the Webber and Porter Building on Main Street in Searsport, the Connor and Hathorn Building on Main Street in Pittsfield, the Stoddard House Hotel…

My Maine Stories

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Story

My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes