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Historical Items

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Item 50318

YWCA tent, Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 15616

Walter Mansur and E. B. White, Aroostook Woods, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Media: Photographic print

Item 8335

Tenting Grounds at Old American Thread Bar Mill Grounds, 1927

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: 1927 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37310

158 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H McDonald Use: Store & Storage

Online Exhibits

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

Exhibit

A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.

Exhibit

The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

The Green Acre Baha'i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

Site Pages

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

… Society View of Baird's Quarry stones and tents where the workers would cut their stones to size located at Minturn, Swan's Island around 1900…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 2 of 4

… and Cavilry have been furnished with new Sibly Tents---Tents large enough to accommodate 20 men---and such as we had for winter quarters, I and it…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 5 of 17

Even when cotton manufacturing became scarce, they worked on army tents, wagon covers, heavy drills, and jeans for military use.

My Maine Stories

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Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

Story

The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman