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Item 48890

Franklin Grange ribbon, Woodstock, ca. 1893

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1893

Location: Woodstock

Media: Silk

Item 11699

Sidney Perham, Woodstock, c. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Woodstock

Media: Photographic print

Item 1191

Curtis Hill, Bryant Pond

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Woodstock

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

St. John's Church, Bangor, ca. 1930

Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

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.

Exhibit

John Parris Sheahan, ca. 1870

John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

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Site Page

Harvesting Potatoes by hand, Aroostook County, ca. 1900

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 1 of 13

… began in Aroostook with a short line from Woodstock to Houlton in 1870. The arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railroad to Caribou and then Presque…

Site Page

MMN Image 68825

Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

… Project, University of Southern Maine) (1997) Photographs, with thanks to the late Belva Fowler, and to Mrs. Susan Paquette of Woodstock, CT

Site Page

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… cornfields at Meductic (south of present day Woodstock, New Brunswick) were planted by native refugees from southern New England following King…