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Historical Items

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Margaret Chase Smith, John Reed, San Francisco, 1964

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1964 Location: San Francisco Media: Photographic print

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Cyrus Woodman, Buxton, 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Buxton Media: Photographic print

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Charles C. G. Thornton, Scarborough, 1863

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1863 Location: Scarborough Media: Carte de visite

Architecture & Landscape

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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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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.


Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866

… Description Senator James Doolittle of Wisconsin was among the speakers at the Bangor Democratic Convention in August 1866.

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 3 of 3

… Maine and built a new facility in Florence, Wisconsin. While at the top of their field, they sold to Bessemer Group, who operated the Guilford site…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

… the potential there, and moved to Michigan and Wisconsin. The heydays of Bangor (1830s to 1870s) were gone and and this chapter of the Bangor…

My Maine Stories

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Surprise Preacher in Corinna
by Sarah Mount Elewononi

What the wife of Rev. Wright did when she found out she was expected to preach on short notice.