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Historical Items

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Item 8135

Sampson's Corner, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan; Skowhegan; Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 74929

E. T. Merrill shoe broadside, Portland, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 26660

Knox House, Thomaston, 1870

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

Online Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.


Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Thomas Bond House

"Page. Charles A. Page was a manufacturer/dealer of saddle, harnesses, and trunks. His place of business was on Water Street and his residence is…"

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Interviews - Page 1 of 2

"… and he told me that “I works at a local car dealer as a Manager In the Service Department”. When I asked him about what kind of damage was done to…"

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - West New Portland Village

"A short distance from the girst mill was a shoe shop owned by John Metcalf. At one time the shoe shop had a tannery connected to it operated by H.C."