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Historical Items

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Item 111791

Edwin Arlington Robinson's cap toes boots, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Gardiner Media: leather, rubber

Item 111226

Black side-lace half boots, Portland, ca. 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1840 Media: silk, leather, cotton

Item 18907

Lacing ski boots, Pleasant Mountain, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Shawnee Peak Ski Area through Ski Museum of Maine Date: circa 1955 Location: Bridgton Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

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


Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.



Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Carr O'Brien Block

"… served as a bank, commercial shops, sail loft, boot and shoe factory, clothing factory, and now houses the Prison Showroom, a retail outlet for…"

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L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - The Johnson Shoe Bros.

"10,000 to 12,000 pairs of boots, The weekly payroll was quite the loot. Then the workers were forced to leave immediately, Their work was proclaimed…"

My Maine Stories

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day


Betty Cody, country music legend
by Maine Historical Society

Betty Cody is noted as Maine's most recognized female singer


My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines