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Mystery Corner Item

Item 104863

Men working in sewer trench, ca. 1920

Mystery Corner Item Who are they? Where are they?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1920

Item 78723

Excavating the water district, Rumford, 1892

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1916-08-19 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 64490

John P. Sheahan on Petersburg trenches, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Dennysville; Petersburg Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Hollingsworth Fine Arts

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Emerson Letter

Saturday we worked in the trenches within one third of a mile of their principal fort, Magruder, while they peppered away at us all day with shot and…

My Maine Stories

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Wabanaki Fashion
by Decontie & Brown

Keeping the spirit and memories of our ancestors alive through fashion and creativity