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Historical Items

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Item 19365

Annie Winslow to husband, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1907 Location: Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 21272

John H. Trumbull, Capt. Harry M. Jones, Old Orchard Beach, 1933

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1933 Location: Old Orchard Beach; Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 105006

Commemorative Monroe Indian peace medal, ca. 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1817 Media: Bronze

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Online Exhibits

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War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.

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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

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Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - John R Braden

… you “to a man.” With John Willard on the seat, shake your light and dainty feet O, you can do it boy! Right well we know you can Let each horse…

My Maine Stories

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The Cup Code (working at OOB in the 1960s)
by Randy Randall

Teenagers cooking fried food in OOB and the code used identify the product and quantity.