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Item 100334

British volunteer militia cufflinks, Portland, ca. 1758

Contributed by: Tate House Museum Date: circa 1758 Location: Portland Media: Brass

Item 100746

Volunteer enrollment list, Pittsfield, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Central Institute Date: 1862 Location: Pittsfield Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6334

Portland Federal Volunteers report, 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1800-07-04 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Student Exhibit: A Civil War Soldier from Skowhegan

Alexander Crawford a soldier from Skowhegan, was born in 1839 on a farm on the Dudley Corner Road in Skowhegan. He served in the Civil War and returned to Skowhegan to run the family farm.


Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.


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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell's Volunteer Fireman's Budget

Hallowell's Volunteer Fireman's Budget Nicole Freeze, Lexi Larochelle & Jarrett Williams Annual Report, Hallowell, 1907Courtesy of Sumner A.

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Historic Hallowell - Volunteer Firefighters and their Fire Clothes

Volunteer firefighters have other jobs for an income. The volunteers also do training, fundraising, equipment, and maintenance.

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Life on a Tidal River - Cohen MCHP Volunteers in the Classroon and Library

Cohen MCHP Volunteers in the Classroon and Library We could not have accomplished this task this year without the help of our community volunteers.

My Maine Stories

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Moving from Washington to Maine with the Navy
by Tom Jarvis

Maine's forests, mill history, and volunteer work keep me here


Working at International Paper and being part of the community
by Gary Desjardens

Working for International Paper and volunteering for the Special Olympics of America


How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy