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Item 6401

Poole genealogy, Portland, 1807

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1807

Location: Portland

Media: Silk on linen

Item 14754

Twombly genealogy sampler

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1815

Location: Portland

Media: Silk on linen

Item 26552

Genealogy of Wm. and Rhoda Thompson, 1831

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1831

Location: Scarborough; Portland

Media: Watercolor, pen and ink on paper

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Exhibit

Polly Warren sampler, Gorham, ca. 1800

Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

Exhibit

George Henry Preble, Portland, 1878

Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

Exhibit

Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Site Page

Fritz Johnson, Swan's Island, ca. 1925

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Student genealogy

Student genealogy Fritz Johnson, Swan's Island, ca. 1925Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society As members of a small island…

Site Page

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

… graders and their teachers from Bath Middle School, and two experts from the Sagadahoc History and Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library?

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

… two local experts from the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library? X Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath.