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Historical Items

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Item 100151

Third Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, 2012

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 2012 Location: Waldoboro Media: Cloth

Item 100150

Second Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, ca. 1998

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1998 Location: Waldoboro Media: Cloth

Item 100115

175th anniversary Fire Department, Waldoboro, 2013

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 2013-08-10 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

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The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.

Site Pages

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Millinocket Fire Department

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Waldoboro Fire Department

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Presque Isle Fire Department

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My Maine Stories

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Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.

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Wikpiyik: The Basket Tree
by Darren Ranco

Countering the Emerald Ash Borer with Wabanaki Ecological Knowledge