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Historical Items

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Item 98598

Sugarloaf Mountain, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Dixfield Media: Postcard

Item 5559

Lisbon Falls flats, 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1882-11-12 Location: Lisbon Falls Media: Card photograph

Item 23462

Penobscot sweetgrass flat block, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1900 Media: Wood

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109976

Three-flat house for Dr. F.O. Cobb, 851 Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Client: F. O. Cobb Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Item 110757

Plans for Anex Building, Portland, 1945-1946

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1945–1946 Location: Portland Client: Burnham and Morrill Co. Architect: John Howard Stevens and John Calvin Stevens II Architects

Online Exhibits

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Northern Threads: Bustle era fashions

A themed vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 1870s and 80s era bustle silhouettes.


John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.


The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 11 of 13

… Historical Society The truck on the right has a flat body. This truck has a hydraulic hoist. It is located behind the backboard at the center of…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 2 of 4

… a short basque (a fitted jacket-like bodice) and flat fronted skirt flaring out at the back. An early 1870s short gray-green basque dress also…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley R.R., Presque Isle, ca. 1939

in Presque Isle. Flat Car #20 is loaded with people in front of freight car #52, which is partially in the car barn.

My Maine Stories

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Shax and laxoox: tea with milk and Somali bread.
by Kheyro Jama

Lahooh (laxoox) is a food staple in East Africa, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner


The Tomah Basket
by James Boyce

Learning to make Maliseet Tomah baskets


Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving