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Category: Nature & Geography

Historical Items

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Item 13731

Stone with image similar to Jonathan Buck's gravestone, Bucksport

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Location: Bucksport Media: stone

Item 1165

View of Fort Kent, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Fort Kent Media: Photographic print

Item 1340

Exchange Street after 1866 fire, Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1866-07-04 Location: Portland Media: Stereograph

Exhibits

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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

Site Pages

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Longfellow Garden Club

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

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Student Narrative of MDI History

Student Narrative of MDI History Mount Desert Island (MDI) has a history that spans back over 6,000 years.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Wartime on Mt. Desert Island

Wartime on Mt. Desert Island Wartime did not pass MDI by. Many of the local men fought in the Revolutionary War and MDI continued to be represented…

My Maine Stories

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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

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A case of mistaken animal identity
by Judy Loeven

The time my neighbor's dog Tyson got away, or so I thought.

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.