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Historical Items

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Item 16043

Blue Jay Brand potato bag, Mars Hill, c. 1970

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1970 Location: Mars Hill Media: Paper

Item 80136

Maine Coated Paper Company blueprint, 1903

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: 1903 Location: Rumford Media: Ink on paper

Item 14623

Frank R. Wilson Taxidermist shop, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110452

Clements Garden at East Egg, Blue Hill, 2005

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2005 Location: Blue Hill Client: Beth Clements Architect: Patrick Chasse

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Exhibit

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Exhibit

Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

… of Evan Farley, Dan McCue, Blaine Meehan, Jay Uhrin, Brad Evans, Nate Aurelio, Sam Hodgdon, Jordan Cook, Pat Moran, Josh McNutt, Max Silver, and…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.