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Historical Items

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Item 14591

Sun Plane, 1837

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: 1837 Media: Wood, cast steel blades

Item 15250

Repackaging California Potatoes, Blaine, 1966

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1966 Location: Blaine Media: Photographic print

Item 98717

Elise Fellows White performing Etude-Caprice, New York, 1937

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1937-02-12 Location: New York ; Skowhegan Media: Phonograph record

Tax Records

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Item 87045

White property, West Path West Point, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John H. White Use: Summer Dwelling


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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.


Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.


World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1910-1920 - Page 2 of 2

1905 long, body-fitting dress with white crescent embroidery, a three-quarter double skirt from the hips, and long insertion lace sleeves with…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1970-1980 - Page 2 of 3

… synthetic double knit long sleeve purple, tan and white bold diagonal plaid with a belt and labelled "FELIX Portland." Several examples of mid 20th…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1950-1960 - Page 1 of 4

… nearest to a teen bobby sockster’s dress is a white collared blue and white cotton gingham with a full gathered skirt and stiff net petticoat…

My Maine Stories

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In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

Never leave beer with the PBRs


An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.


We Are An Ordinary Family
by Catherine

Maine's abolitionists offer an answer to my questions about my family's experiences.