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Historical Items

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Item 12004

Barker coat of arms, c. 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1927 Location: Duxbury; Rowley; Andover; Branford Media: Ink on paper

Item 14335

Lucene A. Hill, Littleton, c. 1900

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

Item 17876

Fishing in the Old Days, Swan's Island Harbor

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

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The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Luther Lawrence: A Soldier's Accoutrements

His single-breasted frock coat was standard issue for Union lieutenants and captains. He holds a sword, one of several that we know he owned.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… (1858-1915) pictured here front/center in vest, coat and hat, produced long and short lumber, hardwood flooring, lathe and turning-mill square…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… (1858-1915) pictured here front/center in vest, coat and hat, produced long and short lumber, hardwood flooring, lathe and turning-mill square…

My Maine Stories

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My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge

I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology

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My paper making history
by Rick Simoneau

The history of my grandfather, father, and I working in the mills instilled a sense of community

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Wabanaki Fashion
by Decontie & Brown

Keeping the spirit and memories of our ancestors alive through fashion and creativity