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Historical Items

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Item 7732

Maine General Hospital in moonlight, Portland, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1909 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Item 14072

Phil Boudreau, Louise Surrette, Bangor, 1942

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1942 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 98611

Harriet Burgess Towne, Belfast, ca. 1860, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Belfast Media: Tintype

Online Exhibits

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War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.


Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

Site Pages

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

"… in photos of Fritz doing the old "twist and kiss" stone cutting move. Fritz Johnson, Swan's Island, ca. 1950."

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Lincoln, Maine - Gordon's Fox Farms

"He kissed his mother, left the house, and got in the car. He started driving down the road to New York."

My Maine Stories

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An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima