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Historical Items

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Item 6160

Gannett Publishing Co.

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 6737

Brother Stephen Gowen, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1910

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers Date: circa 1910 Location: New Gloucester Media: Slide from a print

Item 53149

Good Will boy, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1920 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

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Student Exhibit: A Friend in Need!

Sometime in the 1920s a 700 hundred pound moose fell through the ice, likely between Norridgewock and Skowhegan. She was rescued by a game warden and another man. Here is the story.

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Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Raymond Wallace

Were kids affected? I think they all were. I think we might be going back there but it was quite a time.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - James Montgomery Flagg

… wrote about local folks for a magazine article, thinking he was disguising their identities by changing their names.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Educator Resources

… analysis, historical interpretation, and critical thinking. If you develop a lesson plan using information found on this website that you would…

My Maine Stories

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The Start of Brewing in Maine
by Alan Pugsley

Master brewer Alan Pugsley talked about the beginning of brewing in Maine

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Kim's famous homemade potato donuts
by Kim Smith

Sharing my potato donut memories and recipe

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Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor