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Historical Items

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Item 99377

Rheumatism and poultice recipe, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Leeds Media: Pencil on paper

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Item 99379

Salve recipe, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Leeds Media: Paper with ink

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Item 6747

Shaker Elder Henry Green on sales trip, ca. 1896

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers Date: circa 1896 Media: Slide from a photograph

Exhibits

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Seaport on the Kennebec

… Atlantic, bringing Pennsylvania flour, West India sugar, and English cloth and hardware, returning with shingles, clapboards, hogsheads and barrel…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 1 of 4

… swaying nests, insects chew the leaves for their sugar before becoming food for hungry birds, and microscopic plants and animals drift with tide…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Early Settlement

Crosby and his son, John, traded in sugar, molasses, and lumber with the West Indies. In 1806 he became the first president of the Penobscot Bank in…

My Maine Stories

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Mincemeat Recipe
by Marian Fowler

A recipe for mincemeat, along with the recipe's history.

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Shax and laxoox: tea with milk and Somali bread.
by Kheyro Jama

Lahooh (laxoox) is a food staple in East Africa, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down