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Historical Items

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Item 104299

Six household suggestions and recipe for Champaign Cider, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 80732

Napkin ring, Wabanaki, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: Ash splints, sweetgrass

Item 69124

Home Economics students, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1916

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1916 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 1 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy Miriam Kelley as a young woman X Images from the family of Miriam Kelley Doherty Research and text by Seth Doherty…

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 2 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy The fifth graders observations “One day in 1936 school children went to spend the end of the year by going on a boat at…

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Lubec, Maine - A Signature Quilt

A Signature Quilt By Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society Wormell Sisters image from Betsey Leavitt Josselyn Signature Quilt, Lubec, 1889Item…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Ramen Making
by Ayumi Horie

Ramen Making is about family, cooking, pottery, and what it means to make a life through one's hands

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life