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Historical Items

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Item 102372

Stone wall, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Lantern slide

Item 72370

Baird's Quarry with crane, Swan's Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Swans Island Media: Photographic print

Item 26049

Katahdin Ironworks Furnace Restoration, 1966

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1966-09-13 Location: Katahdin Iron Works Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

… Baird’s Quarry where the Quarry Pond is now, Minturn, Swan's Island. Notice the men working on the walls. The crane is in the foreground.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

Occasionally, brick or stone-walled ice houses were built into a bank of earth with an entrance facing the north.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

Occasionally, brick or stone-walled ice houses were built into a bank of earth with an entrance facing the north.

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR