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Item 22394

John Holmes, Alfred, ca. 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1840 Location: Alfred Media: Engraving

Item 20806

U.S. Customs, Jackman, 1936

Contributed by: St. Croix Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Jackman Media: Postcard

Item 102321

U.S. Army band, Laredo, Texas, 1916

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1916 Location: Laredo Media: Photographic Print


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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.


Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

Customs and the U.S. Postal Service under a single roof. And Washington Street would soon connect to Water Street, sometimes called Front Street…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Introduction

… what mental health activist Dorothea Dix, U.S. Vice President (1861-1865), Hannibal Hamlin, world renowned author Stephen King, Major League…

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West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

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