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Historical Items

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Item 6037

Police siren, Portland, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Location: Portland Media: Wood, iron

Item 82032

VJ Day in Monson, 1945

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: 1945-08-14 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 51885

Fire truck and house, Lubec, ca. 1931

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1931 Location: Lubec Media: Photograph on mat

Online Exhibits

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Historic Hallowell - The Opening & Closing of Hallowell's Shoe Companies

… in producing sound and was adapted to whistles, sirens, and general electric signals." Mr. O’Brien declared the electrophone a success with a great…

My Maine Stories

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Story

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.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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