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Item 10422

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's Oakfield Yard weathervane

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Oakfield Media: Painted copper

Item 26526

Weathervane rooster, Scarborough, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Location: Scarborough Media: Tin, wood

Item 12794

Sloop Hero weathervane, Colby College, Waterville, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: circa 1900 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print


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Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.


State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

Weathervane Dispute New Surry Grammar School, 1952Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text by Lynn Bonsey Images contributed by Surry…

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Oakfield Historical Society

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