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Historical Items

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Item 5895

Comsat radome receiver station, Andover

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980-09-17 Location: Andover Media: Photographic print

Item 6219

Fire alarm pull box, Eliot, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1860 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 14607

Edison Primary Cell, S-90

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Fort Kent Media: glass and metal

Exhibits

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Student Exhibit: Medicine in Times Past

Inspired by Dr. Greenleaf Wilbur's medical box at the Skowhegan History House, this exhibit highlights some Mainers in the medical field of the past and the stories they had.

Site Pages

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Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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St. Joseph Healthcare

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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My Maine Stories

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My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

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Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren
by Abbott Mosher

My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.

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Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s
by Doris Tardy

Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.