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Item 98632

Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, Belfast, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Belfast

Media: Carte de visite

Item 36021

Office of the Heselton House, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1900

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Item 9698

Daniel Frank Davis Russell, ca. 1889

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1889

Location: Leeds

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

Pepperell Manufacturing fire insurance map, 1929

Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

Exhibit

Hannibal Hamlin, 1860

Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Exhibit

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.