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Historical Items

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Item 100336

Eunice Sewall on Vassar library job, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1871

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1871-04-22 Location: Poughkeepsie Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9343

Dinah, Carrabassett, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Carrabassett Media: Photographic print

Item 9342

Admiral and Maud, Carrabassett, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Carrabassett Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 61032

5 Leighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James E. Miner Use: Dwelling - Single family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111341

Wampole Spring House, Poland, 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Poland Client: H. K. Wampole and Co. Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

Exhibit

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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Northern Threads: Civil War-era clothing

An exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part 1," featuring American Civil War civilian and military clothing, 1860 to 1869.

Site Pages

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Bowdoin College Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - Industry on the Bombahook Citations

N.p.: n.p., n.d. Alden, Andrew. " Abrasive Minerals." 25 Apr. 2011. http://sawdustmaking.com/Sandpaper…

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Historic Hallowell - The Boston Flint Company

Mr. Tenney tested with many types of minerals to create sandpaper. They crushed quartz to make the sandpaper.