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Historical Items

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Item 82366

Town report, Berwick, 1860

Contributed by: Berwick Historical Society Date: 1860 Location: Berwick Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7846

Report of the Selectmen of the Town of Dover, 1866-1867

Contributed by: Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society Date: 1867 Location: Dover-Foxcroft Media: Paper

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Item 100068

2012 Town Report cover, Waldoboro

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 2012 Location: Waldoboro Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.

Exhibit

A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Running the Town

During the town reports published in the 1960s women’s names began appearing in lists serving on committees for the town.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Shipbuilders - 1780s

Eaton, an early town historian, reports the first vessel launched in old Thomaston was in 1787 on the Wessaweskeag, in what is now South Thomaston.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Narrative

After Captain Smith reported his discoveries, Prince Charles replaced the local names supplied by Smith, changing North Virginia to New England and…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.

Story

How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

Where are the French?
by Rhea Côté Robbins

Franco-Americans in Maine