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Historical Items

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Item 15394

Houlton Grange stage curtain, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Houlton Grange Date: circa 1930 Location: Houlton; Springfield Media: Paint on canvas

Item 82083

91 Main Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photograph

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.