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Historical Items

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Item 10362

Water bucket from Hancock Barracks, Houlton ca.1840

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1840 Location: Houlton Media: Leather

Item 16381

Soldiers Cemetery, Hancock Barracks, Houlton

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1829 Location: Houlton Media: Digital photograph

Item 16654

Presque Isle Army Air Base barracks, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111555

Barracks in Togus, Chelsea, 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900–1935 Location: Chelsea; Eastport Client: Eastern Branch N.H.D.V.S. Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 7, pages 114-134

… Fuller Orff Henry Holden Willington Farm Barracks Col. Daniel White Ed Getchell Fort Point Light For Pownal Howard L. Sampson James G.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… built a nearby log cabin intended as a barracks for a summer flight school. This school, which opened on 8 April 1930, was the first in the nation…

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.