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Historical Items

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Item 6275

Donald Warren, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Media: Photograph, photonegative

Item 37050

Clara Shepherd, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1845 Media: Daguerreotype

Item 84451

George H. Libby knapsack, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Media: Leather, cloth, metal

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Ice Harvesting

Ice Harvesting was a big industry on the Kennebec River. Several million tons of ice could be harvested in a few weeks. In 1886 the Kennebec River topped the million ton on ice production.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Penobscot mocassins

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part I," about telling stories through Indigenous clothing, featuring an essay by Jennifer Sapiel Neptune (Penobscot.)

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: The Great By-Pass

The debate over a proposed bridge and bypass in Skowhegan in 2005.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

The children closest to the heater were uncomfortably warm and had trouble fighting off drowsiness. The corners and front of the room were so cold…

My Maine Stories

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Story

The Joys of Kayaking - Pam's Story
by Pam Ferris-Olson

Pam has kayaked in many special places but her fondest memories are being made on Casco Bay

Story

An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Story

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