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Historical Items

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Item 105965

Presque Isle National Banknote, 1929

Courtesy of Theodore Ey, an individual partner Date: 1929 Location: Presque Isle Media: Ink on paper

Item 29441

Alice Furbish and Gertrude Simpson, Brunswick, ca. 1889

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1889 Location: Brunswick; Portland; Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

… 33975 infoMcArthur Public Library Lausier was a fiscally conservative Democrat and took great pride in maintaining Biddeford as a debt-free city.

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Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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