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Item 1485

Saco fort, 1699

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1699

Location: Saco

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5229

Old Block, Winslow, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Winslow

Media: Photographic print

Item 5231

Fort Halifax Blockhouse, Winslow, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Winslow

Media: Photographic print

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Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

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Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows


A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.

Story

Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten

by Karen L. Olson, M.D.


How Veterans' Voices started.