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Historical Items

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Item 102372

Stone wall, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Lantern slide

Item 105436

Wall map, Gardiner, 1856

Contributed by: Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Date: 1856 Location: Gardiner Media: Lithograph

Item 72370

Baird's Quarry with crane, Swan's Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110501

Skylands, Mount Desert, 1922-2000

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922–2000 Location: Mount Desert Client: Martha Stewart Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Item 111594

Cape Cottage Park, Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1924–1926 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: Cape Cottage Park Company Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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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.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

"Occasionally, brick or stone-walled ice houses were built into a bank of earth with an entrance facing the north."

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

"Occasionally, brick or stone-walled ice houses were built into a bank of earth with an entrance facing the north."

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Of 1937

"The library received heavy damage to the rear wall. The total numbers of cars that went off the rails were three. One rolled in to Mr."

My Maine Stories

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Story

If You Knew My Story
by Anonymous (Maine State Prison)

A story about incarceration in Maine

Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR