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Historical Items

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Item 14736

Red Crow Potato bag, Houlton, c. 1950

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: Houlton Media: Paper

Item 26853

D. L. Moody with crow, Alfred, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service Date: 1935 Location: Alfred Media: Photographic print

Item 14623

Frank R. Wilson Taxidermist shop, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 85278

Palmer property, S. Side Seashore Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Winifred C. Palmer Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 90160

Carver property, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John L. Carver Use: Summer Dwelling

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116286

John Bird Co. block, Rockland, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Rockland Client: John Bird Co. Architect: John Calvin Stevens

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.


Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.


Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - John Crosby

To a crow bar To bailing a cittle (kettle) for ship To iron work for Sett’s Mills To mending a chain To repairing an ax for ship Sally To repairing a…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

A newspaper ad crowed, “12,000 People at the park yesterday. Nothing like it ever known in Eastern Maine.” By 1912, however, interest in the…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

… of land separating Bounty Cove to the east and Crow Cove to the west, one arrives in Guinea, home of the Pendleton School and at one time the…

My Maine Stories

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Dancing through barriers
by Garrett Stewart

My Dad performed on the Dave Astor Show in Portland during the civil rights era.


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey