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Historical Items

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Item 22407

Northern Wooden Ware Mill, Island Falls, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society Date: circa 1927 Location: Island Falls Media: Postcard

Item 23486

Penobscot burl bowl, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1900 Location: Indian Island Media: Wood

Item 10011

Wooden butter bowl

Contributed by: L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage Date: circa 1900 Location: Van Buren Media: Wood

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Exhibit

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

Exhibit

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Site Pages

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Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

… land for orchard, wheat Hampden House Bar Bowling alleys Jes Crosman Sands Circus & Caravan Carlton Dancing School Hampden Rifle Co.

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Mills and Homes in Stockholm

… veneer mill, baseball bat mill, clothes pin mill, bowling pin mill, two lumber mills, cedar mill, shingle mill, and a lath mill (lath are thin…

Site Page

Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… lumber, paper, flour, leather, shoes, toothpicks, bowling pins, clothespins, shingles, barrels, tool handles.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

Story

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