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Historical Items

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Item 7509

Porcelain Dish

Contributed by: Norridgewock Historical Society Date: circa 1886 Location: Norridgewock; Norridgewock Media: Porcelain

Item 51818

China dishes, Saco, 1907

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1907-09-02 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 51820

China dishes, Saco, 1907

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1907-09-02 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.

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The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 4 of 4

… dinner guests and she would have to do all of the dishes afterwards. After they left she would have to bathe the boys, read them stories, and then…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… it could also be used to carry a picnic lunch, a hot dish to a church social or as a lunch pail. It was like the "Tupperware" of the day.

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln House Hotel

Somedays I would even have to have to do the dishes. I had fun and I became friends with some of them. I ended up going to the circus. It was amazing.

My Maine Stories

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Shax and laxoox: tea with milk and Somali bread.
by Kheyro Jama

Lahooh (laxoox) is a food staple in East Africa, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

Story

Beef Cutlet always reminds me of home in Iran
by Parivash Rohani

Making beef cutlet in Maine connects me to my home in Iran and my Baha'i faith.

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How to prepare "Paquet de poisson a la vapeur"
by Titi de Baccarat

Making Gabonese cuisine in Portland Maine