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Historical Items

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Item 104505

Home of John Moreland Cummings, Richmond's Island, ca. 1855

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1855 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Ambrotype

Item 105043

Signet ring, Richmond Island, ca. 1580

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1580 Location: Richmond Island Media: Gold

Item 105045

King Charles I English Unite coin, Richmond Island, 1625

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1625 Location: Richmond Island Media: Silver

Tax Records

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Item 88112

Rounds property, Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edgar E. Rounds Use: Skating Rink

Exhibits

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Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.

Exhibit

Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

Exhibit

Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

… drained quarry hole as it must have looked when it closed for quarrying in the late 1920's. People are searching for treasures at the bottom.

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

He also was secretary, treasurer and trustee, respectively, of Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution between 1827-1843, as well as serving on the…

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… was the tax collector and constable from 1933-1957. In 1939 he also accepted the duties of treasurer, a position he also held until 1957.

My Maine Stories

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Story

From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.

Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.