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Historical Items

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Item 15449

Maine lottery ticket, 1831

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1831 Location: Houlton Media: Paper

Item 14241

Employee trolley tickets, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Media: Ink on paper

Item 13824

Ticket, Oxford County Fair, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Norway; Paris Media: Paper

Tax Records

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Item 88105

Ticket Office, Greenwood Gardens, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Walter S. Trefethen Use: Ticket Office

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109229

Northeast Airlines Ticket office in Penobscot Hotel, Bangor, 1946-1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1946–1947 Location: Bangor Client: Northeast Airlines Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Can You Help Our Free Skowhegan Public Library?

The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.


Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.


Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 6 of 13

"After the barrel is full, the picker would put a ticket in the barrel rim. The barrel loaders would collect the tickets so that the farmer could keep…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 8 of 13

"Don't forget to put a ticket on the barrel when you fill it. 5. You put two tickets on this barrel. You're only allowed one."

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

"… and fellow supporters of the Republican ticket to re-elect U.S. Grant and his running mate, Henry Wilson, took a train from Bangor to the rally…"

My Maine Stories

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How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-États
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.


by Ford Reiche

A story about Rock and Roll in Maine, 1955-1977


Hasan Jasim: Putting his life on the line for this country
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

An Iraqi interpreter shares insights on the value and price of freedom

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine's Beneficial Bugs: Insect Sculpture Upcycle/ Recycle S.T.E.A.M Challenge

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8 Content Area: Science & Engineering, Visual & Performing Arts
In honor of Earth Day (or any day), Students use recycled, reused, and upcycled materials to create a sculpture of a beneficial insect that lives in the state of Maine. Students use the Engineer Design Process to develop their ideas. Students use the elements and principles to analyze their prototypes and utilize interpersonal skills during peer feedback protocol to accept and give constructive feedback.