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These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


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Pejepscot Historical Society

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

… in New Sweden and made skis were Henry Anderson, Ernest Jacobson, Carl E. Johanson, and Lars Stadig. These skis can be seen in the local museum.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The History of Stockholm

The Stockholm museum was originally the lumber store. The Veneer Company Veneer mill, Stockholm, ca.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 2 of 3

1945Item Contributed byGreat Harbor Maritime Museum During the 1930s, Northeast Harbor’s economy was not immune from the Great depression.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 1 of 4

Part II is a Web-based “museum” of the tools and implements used in this process. Some of the tools and implements are in Lubec Landmarks collections.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

… Bath, 1889Item Contributed byMaine Maritime Museum Charter Contract, Schooner Platina, 1845Item Contributed byPatten Free Library X In…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

1876 Item Contributed byMaine Maritime Museum Before the Lincoln Bank was built in 1878, the Bath Bank building occupied the site at the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Land Dealings

… Contributed byMontpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum One of Knox’s businesses was land speculation.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

… Caulking Tool KitItem Contributed byDavistown Museum Work was plentiful for ship caulkers, whose job was to fill the seams between the wooden…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston is Incorporated - 1777

… Contributed byMontpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum With the arrival of General Knox and his numerous industrious activities, several…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Funeral

… Contributed byMontpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Major General Henry Knox died on the 25th of October, 1806, after 56 years of life and 11…

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Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 2 of 2

… autographed pictures of Dwight Eisenhower and Omar Bradley are currently housed at the Guilford Historical Society Museum. EXHIBITS HOME

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Acadia National Park

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South Portland Historical Society

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… flags, documents, and mementos to the local museums. Edmund B. Clayton was from the town of Farmington.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 1 of 3

… Crosby (1854-1946)Item Contributed byMaine State Museum Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby (1854-1946) was not only a fly fisherwoman extraordinaire, but…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Researching Your Home

… records gathered by family members and placed in museum and library collections. As early as 1850 the house was recognized as a historic site.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrap & Sketch Book 2: 1864-1866

… 1857Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum In the book he labeled "Scrap & Sketch Book," John Martin veered from the format he used in…

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Early Maine Photography - Early Maine Photography at Maine Historical Society

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services MA-30-16-0356-16.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Stockholm, Maine

… to the town and is currently the Stockholm Museum. Company Store, StockholmItem Contributed byStockholm Historical Society Also in 1901, a…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

2012. Web. 05 February 2014. Our Heritage. Bangor Museum and History Center. Visitbangormaine.com. 2014. Web. 24 May 2014. Reilly, Wayne E.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

… Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum The Scarborough School System's extra curricular activities have changed and grown since an…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Basketball: From Rivals to Teammates

1921Item Contributed byGreat Harbor Maritime Museum In 1900 when the YMCA opened in Bar Harbor (in a building that is now the site of the Abbe…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

1895Item Contributed byMaine Maritime Museum Before the drugstore, a well-respected grocery store owned by Hiram L.