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Historical Items

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Item 202

Maine Street, Brunswick, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 25815

Main Street, West Jonesport, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Jonesport Media: Photograph on postcard

Item 21015

Moses Emery to Josiah Pierce, Portland, 1823

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1823 Location: Gorham Media: Ink on paper

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116307

Fitzgerald house, Brighton, VT, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Brighton Client: George H. Fitzgerald Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

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Student Exhibit: Can You Help Our Free Skowhegan Public Library?

The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

… off on a northern voyage, have heard him say quietly, 'Start your engine.' 'Let go for 'ard.' 'Let go aft!' they don't forget the emotional stir in…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The House, 1786-1960

… 1786-1960 "…but happier is he whose heart rides quietly at anchor in the peaceful haven of home." – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to his parents…

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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

My Maine Stories

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A Loon's World
by Norma Salway

Loons on Songo Pond

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

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Classroom Time Capsule
by Anna Bennett

On March 12, 2020, I left my classroom not knowing I wouldn't return again for months.