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Item 25463

Commemorative stamp cover, Australia, 1958

Contributed by: Paris Cape Historical Society Date: 1928-10-06 Location: Sydney Media: Ink on paper

Item 6833

The Elks' building decorated, Houlton, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Houlton Media: Photoprint

Item 100559

Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908

Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society Date: 1908-05-30 Location: Bethel Media: Photographic print


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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

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.


Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

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.


Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

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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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Holiday Events

… and watch a wreath being thrown into the harbor commemorating those whose lives were lost at sea. Potato races, Swans Island, ca.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

… grass-roots organization has developed a new commemorative trail called the Fly Rod Crosby Trail which will eventually stretch 45 miles and connect…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - EXPLORE the history of Biddeford, Maine...

… byMcArthur Public Library City Building commemorative cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library Biddeford High…