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Violin, Double Sided

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: New Sweden Media: Wood

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Old Ell is Born

A violin player played for dancing – a jolly time, and it smelled so good – lots of hay…" Following this move, ownership of the barn transferred from…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

… in the town’s music activities, playing the bass, violin, and horn. The Bartlett family owned a lot of property and a mill in the North Village.