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Historical Items

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Item 20480

Flood Scene, Brunswick, 1936

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1936-03-20 Location: Brunswick Media: Postcard

Item 63358

Pvt. John Sheahan on war destruction, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Sulphur Springs Media: Ink on paper

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Item 99426

Remnants of the Diamond National & Hooper Street Fire, Biddeford, 1963

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1963-04-20 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Save the Skowhegan Grange & Granges in General

A brief history of the Grange in Skowhegan, its importance to community history, and a plea to save it from destruction.


George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Central Maine Power

… time restored Maine’s power in an area of such destruction, that there were those who said it appeared as though a hurricane had hit.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

The widespread destruction that these blazes caused often required the assistance of fire departments from the various southern Maine communities.

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Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

There was still lot’s of destruction but they had something in them that not many people have; the ability to cope with their situation in the best…

My Maine Stories

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A poem about my experiences in Vietnam
by Doug Rawlings

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam


From Naturalists to Environmentalists
by Andy Beahm

The beginnings of Maine Audubon in the Portland Society of Natural History


Waponahki Rematriation
by Sherri Mitchell Weh’na Ha’mu Kkwasset

Women's leadership in Wabanaki communities