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Historical Items

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Item 25582

General Frederick Perkins, Augusta, 1896

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1896 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 18008

WACs at Thanksgiving, Dow Field, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 17885

Thanksgiving at Dow Field, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

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Fallen Heroes: Those Who Gave Their Lives: World War II

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.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - John Frank Stevens

… engineer hospitals, schools, churches, homes, mess halls, roughly 5,500 building total were built.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds