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Item 7583

Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1918-07-15 Location: Sein-et-Marne; Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 102952

Peanut butter soup recipe, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 14279

1946 Jeep Willys, Bangor, 1946

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 1946 Location: Bangor Media: Metal, rubber, vehicle


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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Lincoln, Maine - World War I

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