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Historical Items

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Item 18605

Golden Wedding Anniversary, 1910

Contributed by: An individual through Steep Falls Library Date: 1910-09-23 Location: Standish Media: Photographic print

Item 12333

Mr. & Mrs. Cyrus Purinton's 50th Anniversary Invitation

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1835 - 1885 Location: Topsham Media: Paper

Item 12331

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Labbe, Brunswick, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

Exhibit

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Site Pages

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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