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Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: silk, metal
Contributed by: Waterville Public Library
Media: Ink on paper, Poster
2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.
The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.
A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.
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… and watch a wreath being thrown into the harbor commemorating those whose lives were lost at sea. Potato races, Swans Island, ca.
… grass-roots organization has developed a new commemorative trail called the Fly Rod Crosby Trail which will eventually stretch 45 miles and connect…
… byMcArthur Public Library City Building commemorative cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library Biddeford High…