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Historical Items

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Item 33715

South Lincoln schoolhouse, Lincoln, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Item 33717

Lincoln Center school, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Item 34440

Lincoln Primary School, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Alan & Gloria Edwards through Lincoln Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

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Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

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Lincoln Historical Society

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Theater

… People, Businesses and Industries That Helped Build a Town on the Banks of the Penobscot. Lincoln, Me.: Lincoln Historical Society, 1995. Print.

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Historical Society - Page 1 of 2

Vol. 1&2. Lincoln: Historical Society. 245-46. Print. Lincoln History. Lincoln News, 1961. Lincoln. 40-41. Print. Lincoln History.