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Historical Items

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Item 51585

York Institute, Saco, 1978

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1978 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 20123

Dramatic entertainment flyer, York, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1869 Location: York Media: Ink on paper

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Item 24794

Nasson Institute's Class of 1916, Springvale, 1916

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: 1916 Location: Sanford Media: Glass Negative

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110448

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World plans, New York, NY, 2005-2006

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2005–2006 Location: New York; New York Client: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Architect: Patrick Chasse

Online Exhibits

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MHS in Pictures: exploring our first 200 years

Two years after separating from Massachusetts, Maine leaders—many who were part of the push for statehood—also separated from Massachusetts Historical Society, creating the Maine Historical Society in 1822. The legislation signed on February 5, 1822 positioned MHS as the third-oldest state dedicated historical organization in the nation. The exhibition features MHS's five locations over the institution's two centuries, alongside images of leaders who have steered the organization through pivotal times.


Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

Listen to recordings from the last of the World War II Jewish veterans.


George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Site Pages

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Dyer Library/Saco Museum

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 2 of 3

… was to thank for most of the longest-lived social institutions of the City, including the Webber Hospital (Southern Maine Medical Center) and the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers

… these same people were involved in establishing institutions and customs that are still a part of everyday life.

My Maine Stories

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Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.


Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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