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Historical Items

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Item 13642

Wall clock, Bucksport, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1897 Location: Bucksport Media: Wood, metal. glass

Item 33907

Wall clock face, Blue Hill, 1790

Contributed by: Farnsworth Museum of Art through Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Date: 1790 Location: Blue Hill Media: Paper, wood

Item 33840

Parade, Lubec, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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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?

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

Craftsman Wall clock face, Blue Hill, 1790 Item 33907 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This extraordinary clock is built into the wall of…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 2 of 3

His attendance to his duties was verified by punching a “time clock” mechanism at periodic locations along the dam’s perimeter.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

James E. Haley was killed soon after nine o' clock while working on the block. A stick of lumber fell from the saw horses as Haley was walking by and…

My Maine Stories

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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