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Historical Items

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Item 14121

Louise Surrette Boudreau Receives Lions Club Award

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1966 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 21399

James F. Baldwin on trip to Washington, 1813

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1813 Location: Boston; Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Item 31966

Bangor House decorated for President Grant, Bangor, 1871

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1871-10-18 Location: Bangor Media: Stereograph


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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.


A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.


Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.

My Maine Stories

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How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

How Ruth and Piney met in Wilton and started a life together


Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville


Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics