Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 36
School Street, Sanford, ca. 1885
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative
Market Square, Houlton, ca. 1886
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1886 Location: Houlton Media: Stereo view card
View of Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia, ca. 1863
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1863 Location: Richmond Media: Stereograph
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 3
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.
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.
Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine
BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.