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Historical Items

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Item 102757

Society of Mayflower descendants seal, ca. 1867

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1897 Media: Wax

Item 100925

Rufus Prince's factory and store, Bangor, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1864-07-21 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 99379

Salve recipe, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Leeds Media: Paper with ink

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Tax Records

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Item 44885

83-85 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John F. Proctor Estate Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110488

Louis Family camp, Cable, WI, 2010-2011

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2010–2011 Location: Cable Client: Jeff Louis Architect: Pearson Design Group, Inc.

Online Exhibits

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World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - 1840 U.S. Census Questions

How many pounds of wool? Hops? Wax? 6. How many tons of hay? Hemp? Flax? 7. How many pounds of sugar? Silk cocoons? 8.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington's Agricultural Pursuits

… for higher yield as well as providing honey and wax. (In 1849, Stephen Titcomb, Jr., the son of Farmington’s first settler Stephen Titcomb patented…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel

… of the company changed over the years as business waxed and waned, the area remained known as "Katahdin Iron Works." The large furnace was fueled…

My Maine Stories

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Blessing of the Creatures MAINEUSA
by Marty Pottenger

Passamaquoddy "Blessing of the Creatures'' honors the creatures of Maine.