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Historical Items

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Item 14613

Measuring wheel, Fort Kent, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Fort Kent Media: Steel, wood

Item 14595

Traveler, Liberty, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1800 Location: Liberty Media: Forged iron

Item 14515

Checking a Railroad Car Wheel Replacement, Derby, 1965

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1965 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Myron Avery, Lubec, and the Appalachian Trail

… features of the area.” With his oft-present measuring wheel Avery explored the route. Avery and companions on Hunt Trail X Steve Clark, past…

My Maine Stories

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.

Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR