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Historical Items

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Item 12341

Skolfield tea set, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1900 Location: Brunswick Media: Ceramic

Item 23486

Penobscot burl bowl, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1900 Location: Indian Island Media: Wood

Item 11675

Society of the Cincinnati chocolate pot, Thomaston, ca. 1790

Contributed by: The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1790 Location: Thomaston Media: porcelain

Online Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

Exhibit

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

… age of 25, was the manufacturing of wood fiber tableware which was lost to fire. His next was to establish the Umbagog Pulp Company at Livermore…