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Historical Items

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Item 25470

Henry Lyon Naval Academy diploma, 1866

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: 1866-06-12 Location: Paris Media: Ink on paper

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Item 25331

Henry W. Lyon Jr. appointment to Naval Academy, 1903

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: 1903 Location: Annapolis Media: Ink on paper

Item 79495

Adeline Walker on hospital supplies, Annapolis, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Portland; Annapolis Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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