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Historical Items

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Item 100103

Coverlet, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Media: Wool, linen

Item 6389

Urann quilt

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1861 Location: Sullivan; Franklin Media: Wool, cotton, silk

Item 6390

Peony quilt

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Media: Cotton

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 1 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy Miriam Kelley as a young woman X Images from the family of Miriam Kelley Doherty Research and text by Seth Doherty…

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 2 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy The fifth graders observations “One day in 1936 school children went to spend the end of the year by going on a boat at…

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Lubec, Maine - A Signature Quilt

A Signature Quilt By Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society Wormell Sisters image from Betsey Leavitt Josselyn Signature Quilt, Lubec, 1889Item…