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Keywords: William G. Morse

Historical Items

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Item 34784

Front of Norumbega Hall, Bangor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Bangor Media: Lantern slide

Item 34785

Side view of Norumbega Hall, Bangor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bangor Media: Lantern slide

Item 33346

View of Bangor and Kenduskeag Stream, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1870 Location: Bangor Media: Stereograph

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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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.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Fletcher, (8) Vance E. Hammond, (9) J. Elmo Morse. Sixth Row: (1) Orris B. Richards, (2) Edwin W. Goodwin, (3) Thelma G. Richards, (4) Arline R.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village School 1905

Fletcher, (8) Vance E. Hammond, (9) J. Elmo Morse. Sixth Row: (1) Orris B. Richards, (2) Edwin W. Goodwin, (3) Thelma G. Richards, (4) Arline R.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Many of the industries in existence then, such as Morse and Company, offered wood products for home and business.

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars