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Historical Items

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Item 16485

Dandelion Brand Butter Color, ca. 1963

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1963 Location: Littleton; Milwaukee Media: Chemical and paper

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103626

Military parade group, City Hall, Portland, ca. 1926

Mystery Corner Item Was this during Armistice Day?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1926 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 6892

Colton map of Maine, 1872

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1872 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

made multi-colored lacquered napkin rings. These would be used to decoratively contain cloth napkings in a formal table setting.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

made multi-colored lacquered napkin rings. These would be used to decoratively contain cloth napkings in a formal table setting.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Charles A. Shaw

… the Daily Evening Times, and the Western World, a New York paper that was the first in the United States to print regularly in colors.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

Story

My Africa Book and living in Portland
by Titi de Baccarat

My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future

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My artwork help process memories of Vietnam
by Brian Barry

My Eagle drawing won first place in the Togus Arts and Crafts show, third in the Nationals.