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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

… Public Library It was an atmosphere ripe for discovery of new ways of doing things. Whether it was portraying a "Mad Miser" in the theater…

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Western Maine Cultural Alliance

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Androscoggin Historical Society

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 3 of 3

… influence that stemmed from Howard Carter’s 1922 discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. The dress was acquired and worn in Paris by Mrs.

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Mercy Hospital - Portland Hospitals Before Mercy

For example, advances in microscopes enabled the discovery of bacteria in 1866. The Civil War (1861-1865) also encouraged both the growth of the…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 3

Howe provides an excellent view of Dr. Cumming’s property and commemorates a major historical discovery.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Mid to Late Nineteenth Century

The discovery of chemical dyes and the gradual growth of a chemical dye industry was another significant mid-late nineteenth century development.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Narrative

After Captain Smith reported his discoveries, Prince Charles replaced the local names supplied by Smith, changing North Virginia to New England and…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Privy

A team of archaeologists investigated the discovery and determined the ceramics had been thrown into a privy that was used by people who lived in a…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 2 of 2

… along the rocky shore, landing for our geological discoveries even as old Champlain may have landed for his geography, and returning to our vessel…