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Historical Items

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Item 11719

"Maquoit," Brunswick, 1740

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1740-06-04 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Item 7168

Downtown Lewiston, early 1900s

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Phototransparency

Item 27167

Methodist Church, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

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Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

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Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

The Church Block was built in 1863, right after the Universalist Church was torn down. When the Universalist Church was torn down, the Sagadahoc Club…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

Another landmark church appears in an ambrotype of the stately Federal style Unitarian-Universalist Church of 1831-32 in Castine. George W.

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 1 of 2

From 1796 to 1806 he served as the pastor for a church in Boothbay, Maine. He then moved to Newcastle to pursue a new career as a traveling…

My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics