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Historical Items

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Item 9847

Scenery, St. Agate, 1924

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: 1924 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Oil painting

Item 4196

Shoe factory, Portland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 100212

Shoe shop interior, Portland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Portland Media: Stereograph

Tax Records

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Item 33174

94 Arcadia Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Carmela DiSanto Style: Utilitarian Use: Storage

Online Exhibits

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Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

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The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

The Green Acre Baha'i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

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Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Welcome to the Western Foothills

"… beauty can be found in its mountains, rivers, scenery, and especially its people. Eleven communities comprise the Western Foothills Region, all…"

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …next came the artists and rusticators.

"… great curiosity about the island’s dramatic scenery. These canvas “calls of the wild” influenced the vacation plans of people seeking relief from…"

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators on the Rise

"1920Abbe Museum At first they came solely for scenery and climate, drawn by the island’s dramatic geography and the “peculiar and delicious” quality…"