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Historical Items

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Item 16080

Comfort Manchester Stanley, Trenton, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Trenton Media: Photographic print

Item 23988

Congregational Church and Episcopal Church, Bar Harbor ca. 1910

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 6403

Ruby Jane Brown quilt, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Pittsfield Media: Cotton

Tax Records

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Item 84205

McCann property, Beach Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary E McCann Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85886

Jackson property, Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bertha B. Jackson Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 90179

Alonzo S. Cobb Estate property, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Alonzo S. Cobb Estate Use: Summer Dwelling

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Benedict Arnold's March Through Skowhegan

Benedict Arnold arrived in Skowhegan on October 4th, 1775, and it was here that Arnold received his first offer of help from the colonists. Joseph Weston and his sons helped Benedict Arnold and his army cross over the Skowhegan Falls, but Joseph later got a severe cold from exposure and died of a fever on Oct.16th. His sons went back to the family home along the Kennebec for they were the first family to settle in Old Canaan or what is now Skowhegan.


John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.


Northern Threads: Silhouettes in Sequence, ca. 1780-1889

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring a timeline of silhouettes from about 1775 through 1889.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor High School, Abbott Square, 1865

… by any buildings in the State for convenience and comfort as well as elegance in structure outside and the laying out of the grounds." His journal…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Fales Edgarton House

… in construction dates from the late 18th century to the mid 19th century. It was a comfortable and proven style with which builders were familiar.

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L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

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

My Maine Stories

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What Maine Means to Me
by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.


The gift of a necklace
by Parivash Rohani

When I was born my grandmother gave me a part of a Baha’i prayer for protection.


Born in Bangor 1936
by Priscilla M. Naile

Spending time at the Bangor Children's Home