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Historical Items

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Item 6558

North Bridge over the Androscoggin River, Lewiston

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 22101

One row Hoover paddle digger, New Sweden, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum Date: circa 1922 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 13144

Mechanic Street hill, Westbrook, 1881

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1881 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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J. B. Brown town houses on West St., Portland, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown & Sons Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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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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MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 4 of 13

The tractor powers the mechanical parts of this digger through a drive on the back of the tractor that is connected to the digger.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 2 of 13

Victor potato digger, Littleton, c. 1920Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Two horses were necessary to pull these early potato diggers. The…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 3 of 13

… had a gasoline engine mounted on it to power the mechanical parts. This made the digger easier for the horses to pull.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine