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Item 78871

Village of Somesville, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1918

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Postcard

Item 6524

Popham Beach, c. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Popham Beach

Media: Photoprint

Item 79071

East Dixfield Village Farm, Wilton side, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Dixfield

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 45 View All

Exhibit

William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Exhibit

10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)

Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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Site Page

Scholar's Report Book cover, Surry, 1937 - 1938

Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

Surry Village School Text by Lynn Bonsey, with sections adapted from Surry, Maine: An informal History by Osmond C.

Site Page

Village School student body, Strong, ca. 1895

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1895 Village School

1895 Village School Village School student body, Strong, ca. 1895 Item 65513 infoStrong Historical Society Strong had as many as eight…

Site Page

Village School student body, Strong, ca. 1895

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… but children within a couple miles of the village attended the Village School. This building was vacated, and later sold to the Grange, when a…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 7 View All

Story

Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970

by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division


Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam

Story

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

by Doug Rawlings


A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

Story

My Africa Book and living in Portland

by Titi de Baccarat


My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future