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Historical Items

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Item 15477

Gouge

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1820 Location: Portland Media: Forged iron and weld steel, wood handle

Item 14585

Mastshave, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1850 Location: Buffalo Media: Cast steel, wood

Item 16810

Socket chisel

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1830 Location: Wells Media: Cast steel, brass ferrule

Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

They searched for signs of the once-busy industry, from iron spikes left in the granite to boilers that generated the steam power for the quarry…

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Historic Hallowell - Dr. John Hubbard

… Hubbard's most notable act as Governor was to sign the "Maine Law"-An Act for the Suppression of Drinking Houses and Tippling Shops-the state's…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Maps

This map shows the location of the eight signs, connects them in the intended order for the most efficient walking tour, and has photographs of the…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR