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Keywords: Spiritualism

Historical Items

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Item 100078

John Young Merrill diary, Leeds, 1860

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: 1860–1861 Location: Leeds Media: Ink on paper

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Item 99373

Handbill for clairvoyant physician, North Turner, 1861

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Location: Turner Media: Printers ink on paper

Item 80985

Martha Osgood account of spiritualist, Bar Mills, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Bar Mills; New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111500

Unity of Portland plan for expansion, Windham, 1991-1994

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1991–1994 Location: Windham; Portland Client: Unity Spiritual Center of Portland Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Online Exhibits

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

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Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.

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The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

The Green Acre Baha'i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - The Flying Torah

Gordon believed that there was a deep spiritual capacity within the men and women and that anyone should have an opportunity for a spiritual life.

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First Parish in Portland

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - In Sickness and in Health

… family, shelter and health, both physical and spiritual. When it comes to the frailties of the flesh Hallowell has been blessed with skilled…

My Maine Stories

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Surprise Preacher in Corinna
by Sarah Mount Elewononi

What the wife of Rev. Wright did when she found out she was expected to preach on short notice.

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

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A Loon's World
by Norma Salway

Loons on Songo Pond