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Historical Items

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Item 17119

Leonard Woods letter to John Fogg, 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1846 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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Item 13304

Pearce Woods, Houlton, 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 17120

Leonard Woods, Brunswick, 1881

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1881 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 100635

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling Use: Dwelling

Item 100637

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling Use: Storage

Item 100640

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling Use: Woodshed

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109353

House on Highland St. for Mr. Arthur Wood, Portland, 1910-1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910–1911 Location: Portland Client: Arthur Wood Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 110155

Country House for Stanley Wood Esq. Wolf Neck, Freeport, 1917-1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1917–1922 Location: Freeport Client: Stanley Wood Architect: John Calvin Stevens John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 110454

Eliot Woods planting plan, Mount Desert, 1988-2005

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1988–2005 Location: Mount Desert Client: James M. Clark Architect: Patrick Chasse

Online Exhibits

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.

Site Pages

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Friends of Wood Island Light

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

For a time birch pulp wood was shipped from Maine to him in Boston, but he soon realized that he needed to relocate his operations to a site where…

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Historic Hallowell - Wood Ashes or Gold Dust?

A settler could either collect and sell the plain wood ash, or they could blanch it in a large vat, and boil it down to produce pot-ash (potash).

My Maine Stories

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My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

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Mark Plummer, golfer from Maine
by Mark Plummer

Amateur golfer from Maine, Mark Plummer discussed his golf career and life lessons

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Dr Michael Guignard: Passion for research & Franco-American root
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A personal journey of life in a Franco-American community with unique insights on adoption

Lesson Plans

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Longfellow's Ripple Effect: Journaling With the Poet - "The Fire of Drift-Wood"

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
This lesson is part of a series of six lesson plans that will give students the opportunity to become familiar with the works of Longfellow while reflecting upon how his works speak to their own experiences.