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Historical Items

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Item 62177

Roadwork on international bridge, Campobello Island, 1962

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1962-05-07 Location: Lubec; Campobello Island Media: Photographic print

Item 62165

Trestle work for the Roosevelt International Bridge, Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961-10-29 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 17957

Van Buren International Bridge, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1990 Location: Van Buren; St. Leonard Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.


Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.


Passing the Time: Artwork by World War II German POWs

In 1944, the US Government established Camp Houlton, a prisoner of war (POW) internment camp for captured German soldiers during World War II. Many of the prisoners worked on local farms planting and harvesting potatoes. Some created artwork and handicrafts they sold or gave to camp guards. Camp Houlton processed and held about 3500 prisoners and operated until May 1946.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

… byLubec Historical Society Final work on international bridge, Lubec, 1962 Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society Finish work on the…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland Community Library

While still in the Grange building we had several interns from Carrabec High School, developed programs with teachers at Central School, and held…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… gift shop catering to tourists 1962 • Roosevelt International Bridge opens linking Lubec and Campobello Island • West Quoddy Head State Park…

My Maine Stories

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The story behind David Moses Bridges' basket
by Patricia Ayala Rocabado

The story behind David Moses Bridges' (1962-2017) birch bark basket


Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey