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Historical Items

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Item 17298

Woman Spinning Yarn painting, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Houlton Media: painting

Item 102376

Fireplace scene, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Lantern slide, hand colored

Item 33549

Howard House, Bangor, 1869

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1869 Location: Bangor Media: Lantern slide

Exhibits

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Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

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The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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New Sweden Historical Society

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