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Historical Items

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Item 105931

High dive traveling circus act, Waterville, ca. 1925

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: circa 1925 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 7919

Cadet training camp musician, Harpswell, 1896

Mystery Corner Item Can you identify the man with the autoharp?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1896 Location: Harpswell Media: Photoprint

Item 78915

Buckskin Sam, Byron, ca. 1900

Contributed by: David Noyes through Byron Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Byron Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110499

Novogrod residence, South Kent, CT, 2002-2003

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2002–2003 Location: South Kent Client: John Novogrod, Architect: Patrick Chasse

Item 110500

Novogrod Pool, Woodbury, CT, 1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1992 Location: Woodbury Client: John Novogrod, Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Elise Fellows White: World Traveling Violin Prodigy

Elise Fellows White was a violinist from Skowhegan who traveled all over the world to share her music.


"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.


Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders At Play

Music, including singing, provided family entertainment and fostered friendships throughout the larger island community.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Also, the Alameda, a large entertainment center on the south side of Centre Street between Water and Washington Streets was built in 1882.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Montpelier

Bullfinch’s travels to Europe in the late 18th century acquainted him with the Scottish architect Robert Adams, who popularized the Adamesque style…

My Maine Stories

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day


A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down