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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

1893 Item 80755 infoAbbe Museum Miniature Canoe Joseph Nicholas, Passamaquoddy ca. 1893 Birch bark, cedar, spruce root, ash

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

1880 Item 80736 infoAbbe Museum Handkerchief Box Tomah Joseph, Passamaquoddy Late 19th century Birch bark, spruce root, ash, hide

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Collar Box with Collars Passamaquoddy Late 19th century Birch bark, spruce root, sweetgrass, linen

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Blue Hill, Maine - Farmer

Seedlings from heritage stock have been carefully cultivated and are now taking root and bringing the orchard back to life.

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Guilford, Maine - NARRATIVE

… limited now, we have held onto our industrial roots and remain, unlike most early settlements, an old fashioned mill-town.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's plow, Hampden, ca. 1833

… "went into the woods and found a pine tree with a root running out like a plough shear and I made a plough and covered the moulboard with hoop iron…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Our Shared History - Page 4 of 4

… history of both towns reminds us of our common roots. We remember the tumultuous births of each town and recall their similar developments and…

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St. Joseph Healthcare

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

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 1 of 4

… mudflats and seed from salt-tolerant grasses took root and began to spread. Thus began the growth and development of the marsh we know today.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Welcome

… two towns that share a common history with deep roots, separate but, in many ways, similar. The towns split in 1821, but joined together again to…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1940 to Present Day

… of life, considering this a solid place with deep roots in which to raise their families with old-fashioned values.

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

This small grass-roots organization has developed a new commemorative trail called the Fly Rod Crosby Trail which will eventually stretch 45 miles…