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Historical Items

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Item 105846

Thank you sign for health care workers, Houlton, 2020

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 2020-05-06 Location: Houlton Media: Digital image

Item 105870

Keeping George safe in Market Square, Houlton, 2020

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 2020-05-20 Location: Houlton Media: Digital image

Item 105961

Letter during influenza pandemic to Annie Cromwell Blake from daughter Alice, Jonesport, 1919

Contributed by: An individual through Westport Island History Committee Date: 1919-01-09 Location: Westport Island; Jonesport; Kelley Point; Beals Island Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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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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Historic Hallowell - This won't hurt a bit!

… made use of it and was the first American physician, be it known, who applied the vaccine virus to the arm of a human subject in this country."

My Maine Stories

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Bad time to have Cancer
by Robert Abisi

Very difficult having Cancer when coronavirus is happening. Can’t even get my appointment.

Story

Isolation!
by Leslie

Having only moved to Maine alone 8 months prior, had to freeze my life

Story

2020 Sheltering in Place Random Notes During COVID-19
by Phyllis Merriam, LCSW

Sheltering-in-Place personal experiences in mid-coast Maine (Rockland) during March and April 2020