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Historical Items

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Item 18967

Casa Far Niente

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

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East Boothbay Tide Mill and bridge, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Boothbay Media: Glass Negative

Item 18714

Charles Turner account of climbing Katahdin, 1804

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1804 Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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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?


Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.


A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

In 1868 she and her sister, Sara Rice May (1835-1888), founded a school in Farmington known as Wendall Institute which was operated for thirteen…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

William and Delia M. May. Their father was the local Congregational pastor, and the importance of faith, decorum, and education was stressed.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

… Grant Building Text by Jocelyn Bernier, Savannah Rice, Shawn Russell, and Cody Seekins 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from…

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