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Walter Rounds Letter to his Cousin Abbie, 1864

Contributed by: Diana Letellier through Sebago Historical Society Date: 1864-09-29 Media: Ink on paper

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F.O.J. Smith, Portland, 1832

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1832 Location: Augusta Media: Carte de visite

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Charles W. Goddard, Lewiston, ca. 1859

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1859 Location: Lewiston; Augusta Media: Carte de visite

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Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.


Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 1 of 3

Born in Kentucky in 1809, Lincoln rose to fame as an Illinois lawyer and politician. Nominated for president by the new Republican Party in 1860, he…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

… elected to the United States Senate in 1813 and reelected in 1819. While serving in the senate, Rufus worked on the Missouri Compromise that…