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Historical Items

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Item 11249

18th century pocket watch and case, ca. 1763

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1763 Location: York Media: Gold, silver, brass, enamel, silk, paper

Item 111811

Presentation watch, Portland, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Mechanics' Hall Date: circa 1908 Location: Portland Media: metal, glass

Item 48467

Sarah E. Cummings French gold watch, ca. 1826

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1826 Location: Portland Media: Gold

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Logging on Kennebec River

I became interested in the Kennebec River log drive when my grandfather would tell me stories. He remembers watching the logs flow down the river from his home in Fairfield, a small town along the Kennebec River.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

Site Pages

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

"Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch" Thousands of years before the first white men discovered the area, the Kennebec was a throughfare for traveling bands…"

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Music in Maine - PLAY

"PLAY Watching musicians sing and play music in public is an important communal experience for the performer and the audience."

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 3 of 3

"She eats her hotdogs and watches her grandkids and great grandkids have an awesome time just she as did when she was young."

My Maine Stories

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by Leslie

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


Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.


Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.