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Historical Items

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Item 28432

Kerr children, Portland, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 103789

Richard Halpin with finger in turkey, Portland, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1936-11-25 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 14729

Maine Harvest potato bag, Houlton, c. 1980

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1980 Location: Houlton Media: paper


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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.


Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.


Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Historical Society

Every autumn, as part of their studies of local history, Scarborough third grade classes visit the museum for a morning of hands-on activities and…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - East New Portland Village Schools

In the autumn of 1937 Ethel Cobb came to the Record farm on the middle road, she had been assigned to teach at the Parsons School.

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

… Desert Island hit Maine during an extremely dry autumn. The entire Mercy staff stood on high alert to deal with the fires, which eventually killed…

My Maine Stories

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November 1st on Horseshoe Pond
by Susan Mancine

A poem about the loss of three elderly relatives