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Historical Items

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Item 30922

Guilford Town Hall, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 30696

Remains of Guilford Town Hall after fire of 1928

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1928-02-06 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 35553

Alfred Town Hall, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Parsons Memorial Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Alfred Media: Phototransparency

Online Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Looking for the Lost Cemetery

Looking for the Lost Cemetery By Rick Sawyer How can an entire cemetery disappear? It would seem that it couldn't, but then where is it? The first…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Emerson Letter

Fales was a strong-willed man who never lost hope throughout the raging war. Emerson Fales Transcription Camp of Maine 4th Near Bottoms Bridge Eight…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Raymond Wallace

Did you have many struggles? My father lost his job, and then he went to work for a rich family for 4 to 5 years.

My Maine Stories

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Dr. Norman Beaupré: Preserving his Franco-American culture
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Journey growing up as a Franco-American in Biddeford to his career as a professor and author.

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63 year Presque Isle High School Class Reunion
by Kathryn E Joy

What happens when there are no more reunions planned.

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The gift of a necklace
by Parivash Rohani

When I was born my grandmother gave me a part of a Baha’i prayer for protection.