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Historical Items

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Item 67301

Wooden candle holders, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Lathe-turned wood

Item 67302

Salt & Pepper Shakers, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Lathe-turned wood

Item 67303

Salt & pepper shakers, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Lathe-turned wood

Exhibits

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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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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

Co., click here. Strong Wood Turning Corp. Strong Wood Turning Corp.Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society Carroll H.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1955 Item 67301 infoStrong Historical Society Strong Wood Turning Corp. produced thousands of different styles of novelties.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

1955 Item 67301 infoStrong Historical Society Strong Wood Turning Corp. produced thousands of different styles of novelties.

My Maine Stories

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima