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Historical Items

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Item 51996

St. Francis College, Biddeford, ca. 1955

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1955 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Item 18997

Home-made pulphook, St. Francis, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Saint Francis; Presque Isle Media: Metal

Item 96819

Francis Greene home and barn on Oak Street in Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine Medical Center, Bramhall Campus

Maine Medical Center, founded as Maine General Hospital, has dominated Portland’s West End since its construction in 1871 on Bramhall Hill. As the medical field grew in both technological and social practice, the facility of the hospital also changed. This exhibit tracks the expansion and additions to that original building as the hospital adapted to its patients’ needs.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War Resources

Civilwar.org, n.d. Web. 5/23/2012. Francis Ireland letters 1862-1863, MS 261, Special Collections, Raymond H.

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

… years, Acadia, the land between the Penobscot and St. Croix rivers, was inhospitable to settlement due to disputes and battles between Great…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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