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Historical Items

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Item 34705

Cedar and sisal buoy, Scarborough, ca. 1953

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1953 Location: Scarborough Media: Wood, sisal

Item 80739

Log carrier, Passamaquoddy, 1902

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Date: 1902 Media: Birch bark, cedar, nails

Item 29358

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Scarborough Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.


Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.


Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… story structures with square-pitched cedar-shingled roofs. The ground floor had four windows, a 16’ X 18’ front room (which contained a Hampden…

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

… together for cabin construction and hand hewn cedar shingles were used for roofing. Everything from furniture to sleighs were made from the…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… ash, elm, basswood, pine, hemlock, fir, spruce, cedar with some oak on the highlands and hackmetack on the lowlands.” (History of Farmington Maine…