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Item 14426

Bell-shaped Sewing Basket

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Date: circa 1981 Location: Odanak Media: Ash, sweetgrass

Item 14424

Sewing Basket, ca. 1980

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Date: circa 1980 Location: Odanak Media: Ash, sweetgrass, dye

Item 17721

Louis Annance, Greenville, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Greenville Media: Ink on paper


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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.


Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.