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Item 57202

Two Dr. Bennets, Campobello Island, ca. 1944

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1944 Media: Photographic print

Item 23608

Sanatorium Association letter to physicians, 1913

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1913-06-26 Location: Hebron Media: Ink on paper

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Item 36824

Dr. Bennet’s house, Lubec, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Lubec Media: Trimmed photograph

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Exhibits

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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Historic Hallowell - Dr. Benjamin Page

During the Plague of 1812, his superb knowledge and skill saved many lives. He is credited with being the first physician to inoculate human with the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

His daughter Lelia Higgins, also a physician. lived and practiced here. The home was purchased in 1901 by Dr. Charles W. Bell.