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Historical Items

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Item 102504

Letter to Woodrow Wilson regarding Prohibition during WWI, Bangor, ca. 1916

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1916 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74735

Interior of Gulf Island hydro station, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1927 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 5958

Acter Patten's land, Topsham, 1765

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1765-11-09 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Walter Wyman and River Power

Walter Wyman's vision to capture the power of Maine's rivers to produce electricity led to the formation of Central Maine Power Co. and to a struggle within the state over what should happen to the power produced by the state's natural resources.


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.


Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Blizzard Poems

… Surprise disaster warning last minute necessities struggling people Roads plow’s success died down difficult transportation troubled vehicles…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

Their farms were widely separated, and they struggled for existence in the face of primitive hardships.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Performance

As the tribes struggled to get by without sacrificing their rich cultural traditions, some began to market themselves as native tour guides and…

My Maine Stories

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One View
by Karen Jelenfy

My life as an artist in Maine.


The story behind David Moses Bridges' basket
by Patricia Ayala Rocabado

The story behind David Moses Bridges' (1962-2017) birch bark basket


Being an NP during social unrest
by Jacqueline P. Fournier

A snapshot of Mainers in a medical crisis of the time/Human experience in Maine.