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Item 18122

Camp Winnebago recording of Praise Winnebago

Contributed by: Camp Winnebago Date: 1964 Location: Fayette Media: Phonograph record, Long-playing recod (33 rpm)

Item 21216

Josiah Pierce poem, 1786

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1786 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76193

I.T. Williams praise of Gen. G.F. Shepley, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: New York; New Orleans; Old Orchard Beach Media: Ink on paper

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Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.


A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.


John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Candid Photography

Mercy continually received praise for the quality of its nursing program. A grateful patient writing in 1967 singled out “Miss Cyr Junior Student”…

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Historic Hallowell - A Chosen Place ~ Once Again

… under sail, he wrote to the Hallowell Register in praise of his home town: They may call Hallowell a slow, pokey old place--or anything they…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 3 of 3

… singling out the School of Nursing for particular praise. Item Contributed byMercy Hospital A 1965 letter of thanks gushed that “These nurses…

My Maine Stories

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30 years of work at Mercy
by Gordon Davis

Gordon Davis recounted anecdotes from his thirty years of employment at Mercy Hospital


An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.