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Historical Items

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Item 16683

Fire damaged control tower, Presque Isle Air Base, 1954

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1954 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 13517

B-17 at Houlton Army Air Base

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1941 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 16682

Fire at Hangar #4, Presque Isle Air Base, 1954

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1954 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Colby College Special Collections

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

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

View of Downtown Bangor from City Hall Tower, ca. 1870Item Contributed byBangor Public Library At this same time, Bangor saw the rise of small…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… deactivated in 1935, when a separate electrical tower with a blinker was erected next to the lighthouse.

My Maine Stories

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.