Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1940 Location: Rumford Client: State of Maine Military Defence Commission Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1946–1947 Location: Portland Client: United States Government Architect: John Howard Stevens John Calvin Stevens II Architects
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900–1935 Location: Chelsea; Eastport Client: Eastern Branch N.H.D.V.S. Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.
At least twenty-three Jewish men from Maine died in the military during World War II. Photographs and other memorabilia are available for fewer than half of them. Read more about them.
In many ways, WWI introduced the United States as a world power, and military demonstrations solidified its new role.
It includes garments, military uniforms and accessories, organized into themed vignettes. The in-person physical exhibition of Northern Threads Part…