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Historical Items

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Item 57793

Blue Ledge on the Sandy River, Strong, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Strong Media: Glass Negative

Item 50683

Hartley Dam, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1920 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 12260

Steel Bridge, Caribou, 1892

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: 1892 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… 57793 infoStrong Historical Society A favorite swimming hole located on the Sandy River a short distance from the village, Blue Ledge in Strong…

My Maine Stories

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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