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Historical Items

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Item 17732

Chandler's Band, Calais, 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913-06-13 Location: Calais Media: Photographic print

Item 78821

The Renowned Dixfield Band, Dixfield, ca. 1890.

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 13202

Donovan's Band, Houlton, 1914

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1914 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 93816

Assessor's Record, Mill and Band Saw, Brown's Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F. E. Irwin Lumber Company Use: Mill and Band Saw

Item 99030

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Refreshment & Band Stand

Exhibits

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Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904), an…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Pierre Painchaud

Painchaud's Band was the official band of the First Maine Regiment during the Spanish American War, and 24 band members volunteered for duty.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Pierre Painchaud

Painchaud's Band was organized in Biddeford in 1870 as La Fanfare Painchaud, and lasted with various names until the mid-1990s.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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The Tomah Basket
by James Boyce

Learning to make Maliseet Tomah baskets

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Seawolf Outhouse Robbery
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.