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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

Woman's Suffrage, National Women's History Museum, 2015, www.crusadeforthevote.org/early-efforts/. Accessed 25 May 2017.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

1000 BCEItem Contributed byAbbe Museum While great change came to the Wabanaki on and around MDI over the next several hundred years, they are still…

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Historic Hallowell - Logging

1950Ambajejus Boom House Museum It was in the early 1900s when they logged and worked very hard along the Kennebec River.

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Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

… which still exists in the Peacock Firefighting Museum as of 2010. Firefighting vehicle, Lubec, 1911Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War

Item contributed by the Bangor Museum and Center for History. X Conditions weren’t that much different in Andersonville prison, which was more…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 1 of 4

… mother survive in the collection of the Bangor Museum and History Center. They give us a glimpse of the life of a Maine soldier in the Civil War.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Project Sources

(JF) William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum. The Arts and Crafts of the Versatile Parson Fisher, 1768-1847, Downeast Books, 1967.

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Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 1 of 2

His citations and decoration along with his burial flag now reside in the Guilford Historical Society Museum.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 1 of 4

… Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Testing Ian, grade 8 School items on display at the Scarborough Historical Society X…

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Winter Harbor Historical Society

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

"Fly Rod" CrosbyItem Contributed byMaine State Museum If one family member died of consumption, usually more family members caught it.

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Westport Island History Committee

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Streetscape, 1790-1930

… house had become a historical house museum in 1901 following the death of Anne Longfellow Pierce.

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

… US Military by the Numbers.” The National WWII Museum | New Orleans, The National WWII Museum | New Orleans…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Hampden Academy

… AcademyItem Contributed byPenobscot Marine Museum Within a few years of the second fire, the events of the Civil War called away so many young men…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - John Crosby

… Hampden, ca.Item Contributed byPenobscot Marine Museum Among the important names found in the early records of Hampden is the name John Crosby…

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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

… West Quoddy Visitor prepared by the Maine State Museum, a standard 1000-watt theatrical type bulb powers the lantern as of 2009.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

1950Item Contributed byMaine Maritime Museum The building that houses Wilson's Drug Store was built after the fire in 1837 and was owned by Lewis E.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Raymond Wallace

Also two of my father’s boats were in museums. One is in Massachusetts and one is in Penobscot Bay. He designed the one in Penobscot and it was very…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 3 of 4

… Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Graduations ceremonies have not always been what they are now.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… Sagadahoc Preservation, Inc., the Maine Maritime Museum, Bath Historical Society, Bath Business Association, Main Street Bath and the City of Bath…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

George Sawyer collection is on display at the Nylander Museum in Caribou. 5. Bruce Bourque “Twelve thousand Years: American Indians in Maine

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

… Maine, stop by the Seashore Trolley Museum. Trolley Car Nos. 70 and 71 as well as engine #52 from the Aroostook Valley Railroad are on display…

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013. Saucier, Roxanne Moore. "Panel OKs naming school after Cohen Bangor School…