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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

Exhibits

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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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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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

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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics