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Historical Items

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Item 31417

Congratulations for Shep Hurd, Bangor, October 13, 1937

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1937-10-13 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 31420

Telegram offering to pay for Brady Gang film, Bangor, 1937

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1937-10-12 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 9173

Telegram from J.L. Chamberlain to Brunswick Selectmen, 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1880-01-17 Location: Augusta; Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Exhibit

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

4 no. 2 James Lawrence obituary, Maine Sunday Telegram, Sunday June 11, 1939 Big House Little House Back House Barn. Thomas C.