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Historical Items

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Item 6638

Stocking stretcher/dryer

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Wood

Item 48247

Henry Howe Richards outfit, Gardiner, 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Gardiner Media: Velvet, lace, cotton

Item 105652

Melville H. Philpot's wedding suit, Limerick, ca. 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1894 Location: Limerick; Lawrence Media: wool, silk, cotton

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Daily Life in 1820

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to explore and analyze primary source documents from the years before, during, and immediately after Maine became the 23rd state in the Union. Through close looking at documents, objects, and art from Maine during and around 1820, students will ask questions and draw informed conclusions about life at the time of statehood.