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Historical Items

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Item 10866

Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 5179

Eastern Cemetery, Portland, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1889 Location: Portland Media: Blueprint

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Item 76324

Plan of Methodist Cemetery, Cumberland, 1935

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library Date: 1935 Location: West Cumberland Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 75995

653 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The George W. Leighton Company Use: Factory - Cemetery Memorials


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Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.


A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.


Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

Site Pages

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Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society

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

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Blue Hill, Maine - Looking for the Lost Cemetery

lost 4 children under age 10. In the oldest known cemetery in Blue Hill The Old Cemetery of 1794, the oldest headstone is Mrs.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Martin-Raynes-Stevens Family Trees

Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor John, Clara Cary, and Mabelle Martin X Martin's Journal and his three Scrapbooks passed from his son, John Martin…

My Maine Stories

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy