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Historical Items

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Item 102193

Resolution in Congress by Charles Thomson, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-09-20 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102156

Joseph Hewes on Revolutionary War intellegence, Philadelphia, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-03-26 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102187

George Walton on the state of the war prisoners to General Lincoln, Georgia, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-10-13 Location: Sunbury; Savannah Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Historical Society - Page 1 of 2

At the time, Gertrude Mills was the secretary and Addie Pinkham was the Treasurer. Some of the charter members are as follows: Sadie Adams, Mary…

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Lincoln, Maine - Jacob Stinchfield

He kept track of all the records and files of the town. He was later elected to become a state legislator. Even then, he still logged.

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 1 of 3

During both the Jefferson and Madison administrations, Dolly Madison conducted the social life of the White House.

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse