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Historical Items

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Item 82262

Firemen and Fire Engine 1, 'Water Witch,' Waldoboro, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1945 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Item 76567

Muster committee New Year postcard, 1927

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1927-10-12 Location: Newburyport Media: Postcard

Item 23380

Firemen's Muster, Presque Isle, 1938

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1938 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.


Student Exhibit: Can You Help Our Free Skowhegan Public Library?

The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.


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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Presque Isle: The Star City - Firemen's Muster, Presque Isle, 1938

"Firemen's Muster, Presque Isle, 1938 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description This photograph of a Firemen's Muster…"

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Historic Hallowell - Volunteer Firefighters and their Fire Clothes

"… and what is the emergency is, but for career firemen, they send a bell to the firehouse. Volunteer firemen play a vital role in saving lives for…"

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

"… Free Library Musters were a popular firemen's event that started in the early 1850’s. With a gathering of antique equipment for the use of…"

My Maine Stories

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John Coyne from Waterville Enlists as a Railroad Man in WWI
by Mary D. Coyne

Description of conditions railroad men endured and family background on John Coyne.