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Item 100372

The 'Harriet' rescuing passengers of the 'Unicorn', Newfoundland, ca. 1851

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1851 Location: North Yarmouth; St. John Media: Oil on canvas

Item 13473

Lifering from the ship S.S Oakey L. Alexander

Contributed by: Museum at Portland Head Date: 1947 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Styrofoam

Item 5949

City of Richmond steam ship, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1882 Location: Portland Media: Albumen print

Online Exhibits

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Cargo truck accident, Strong, ca. 1915 Item 59557 infoStrong Historical Society A truck loaded with wooden shipping boxes proved to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Cargo truck accident, Strong, ca. 1915 Item 59557 infoStrong Historical Society A truck loaded with wooden shipping boxes…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Cargo truck accident, Strong, October 2, 1915 Item 60326 infoStrong Historical Society The occupants escaped serious injury when…