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Historical Items

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Item 6860

Funeral service, St. Mary's Church, Lewiston

Contributed by: Franco Center Date: circa 1940 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 31797

Good Cheer Lodge hat, Guilford, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Guilford Media: Felt

Item 35367

Frances Gonyar Bateman, Bangor, 1940

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School Date: 1940 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.


Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.


Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Meeting at Koussinok

… river was called Koussinok (“the place of sacred rites beside the rippling waters”) and was considered sacred by the Abenaki because their…

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Lincoln, Maine - World War I

This was after the war. It is still standing near Rite Aid. The monument is of a “dough boy”. A dough boy is a specially trained soldier who is able…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 1 of 5

They did this for a new building to be built. A Rite-Aid Pharmacy has been built where the Odd Fellows Hall once stood.