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Historical Items

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Item 28783

Lincoln/Hamlin Campaign Flag, 1860

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: 1860 Media: Printed fabric

Item 101418

Margaret Chase Smith commitment to limited campaign spending, 1972

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1972-07-12 Location: Portland; Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9890

Broadside announcing Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential campaign platform, ca. 1932

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1932 Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.


Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.

Site Pages

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Skowhegan Community History - Contact Us

"Contact Us Laura Richter Skowhegan Area Middle School 207-474-3339"

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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

"Farming in the Skowhegan Area Nettie P. Rowell of Cornville X by Dalton Landry and Lucas London Farming in Maine has been a rough and rocky…"

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan Then and Now

"Skowhegan Then and Now   Our movie on Skowhegan Then and Now Bicycle ClubSkowhegan History House This movie was part of our heritage…"

My Maine Stories

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Bob Hodge:A rocky road to become Biddeford school superintendent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The son of immigrants, Bob's hard work and determination leads to a life of community service.


Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano

Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.


Bonita Pothier-the definition of a trailblazer
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project

Overcoming the challenges of being Biddeford’s first female mayor is but a part of her contributions