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Historical Items

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Senator Smith Votes, Skowhegan, 1962

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1962-11-06 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

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Senator Smith meets with Ambassador Horace Hildreth, 1955

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1955-03-05 Location: Karachi Media: Photographic print

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Senator Muskie at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Carrabassett Valley Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Senator & Mrs. Owen Brewster display cabinet, Dexter, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Dexter Client: Senator Owen Brewster Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

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Emery house, Ellsworth, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Ellsworth; Hancock Client: L. A. Emery Architect: John Calvin Stevens

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Sewall camp additions, Phippsburg, 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1914 Location: Phippsburg Client: Harold M. Sewall Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.


Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866

"Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Senator James Doolittle…"

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

"Senator in 1848. During the 1856 campaign, he won the governorship of Maine as a Republican, but held that office only a few weeks, resigning to…"

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Guilford, Maine - STUDENT CORNER

"… on their tour of Bangor Daily News, Piscataquis Community Middle School students were very fortunate to meet with Senator Olympia Snowe. X"

My Maine Stories

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Senator Susan Deschambault: not afraid to take on challenges
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project

Honoring her family's small business roots and community service through her own unconventional path


Lloyd LaFountain III family legacy and creating own path
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Lloyd followed in his family’s footsteps of serving Biddeford and the State of Maine.


Timberland Legacy, My Family's History in Maine
by Lisa Huber

A long connection to the forestry industry and conservation movement in Maine

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Governors

Grade Level: Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
Students will learn about the people who have occupied the office of Governor and how the Office of Governor operates. The students will understand the different hats and relationships that the Governor has.

Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Statehood and the Missouri Compromise

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Using primary sources, students will explore the arguments for and against Maine statehood and the Missouri Compromise, and the far-reaching implications of Maine statehood and the Missouri Compromise such as the preservation and spread of slavery in the United States. Students will gather evidence and arguments to debate the statement: The Missouri Compromise was deeply flawed and ultimately did more harm to the Union than good.