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Historical Items

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Item 66876

Wooden pantry box of T. L. Richardson, Strong, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Strong Media: Bent wood

Item 78688

Wooden Pencil Box, Dixfield, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Dixfield Media: Wood

Item 28790

Mineral covered box, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: circa 1821 Location: Paris Media: Stone, wood

Online Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.


Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.


Rum, Riot, and Reform - Society Copes

"… displayed in the exhibit was a thermometer in a wooden case. It was used in the Prohibition wine cellar of Bath's Harold M. Sewall."

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Cheese Factory

"Large round blocks of cheese were stored in round wooden boxes. These boxes were often used as pantry storage boxes. Return to Student Research"

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Hose 5 Fire Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

"All were important in a world where wooden boxes were used instead of cardboard. This was Hall’s world."

My Maine Stories

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Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery


Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.


A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference