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Item 35067

Charles M. Talbot, Turner, 1922

Contributed by: Turner Museum and Historical Society

Date: 1922

Location: Turner

Media: Photographic print

Item 25019

Dr. Rockwell's Mustard Plaster, March 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1929

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11181

Santa Claus with Rubik's Cube, Brunswick, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-12-18

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photographic print

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Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.


Mt. Carrigain expedition remembrance, 1873

Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.


The Cruiser, Freeport, January 1859

A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.

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Artemus Ward, Boston, ca. 1862

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Charles A. Shaw

With Shaw as his manager, Ward gave one of his first humorous lectures at the Old City Building in 1862, and often stayed at the Shaw home.

Site Page

Letter to George Thacher, 1789

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Judge George Thacher (1754-1824)

… of letters reflect the blend of familial humor and public service that seemed to have been the hallmark of his life.

Site Page

Main Street bridge over the Saco River, ca. 1870

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

… thought and general information...He was noted for humor and racy wit, that gave zest without bitterness to his conversation.” (Clayton, 208)

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All


In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments

by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

Never leave beer with the PBRs


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast