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Historical Items

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Item 104747

Esther Jordan at the NFBPWC convention, Portland, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Portland Media: glass negative

Item 6058

Gravel road by the Ossipee River in Cornish

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1937 Location: Cornish Media: Silver Print Photograph

Item 102069

Early map of Lewiston, Auburn and Minot, 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1820 Location: Lewiston; Auburn; Minot Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

The French called the ethnic group of southwestern Maine “Armouchiquois“, but the tribes often referred to themselves by their family band name.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… the Bath Bank building occupied the site at the southwestern corner of Centre and Front Streets. The Bath Bank building, the first brick building…