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Historical Items

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Item 13208

American Legion Drum Corp, Houlton

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Houlton Media: Postcard

Item 27742

Saco Fife and Drum Corps, 1886

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1886 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 31807

Guilford Sons of American Legion Drum, 1940

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1940 Location: Guilford Media: Steel, skin

Online Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.