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Historical Items

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Item 23187

Miriam Monroe recollections of Edward K. Whitney

Contributed by: Western Maine Cultural Alliance Date: circa 1850 Location: Norway; Paris Media: MP3

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Hotel Evans, Biddeford Pool, ca. 1897

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1897 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

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Kemp Family Singers broadside, Leeds, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Elaine Kemp Bragdon through Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Leeds Media: Ink on paper

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.


Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.


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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Life on a Tidal River - The Flying Torah

Gordon believed that there was a deep spiritual capacity within the men and women and that anyone should have an opportunity for a spiritual life.

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First Parish in Portland

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

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Historic Hallowell - In Sickness and in Health

… family, shelter and health, both physical and spiritual. When it comes to the frailties of the flesh Hallowell has been blessed with skilled…

My Maine Stories

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment


A Loon's World
by Norma Salway

Loons on Songo Pond


Beef Cutlet always reminds me of home in Iran
by Parivash Rohani

Making beef cutlet in Maine connects me to my home in Iran and my Baha'i faith.