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Added October 11, 2019

The Houlton Theater, 1957

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 11, 2019

Dinning Hall at Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, ca. 1935

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 11, 2019

Camp Houlton POW area, Houlton, ca. 1945

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 11, 2019

Houlton High School graduating class, 1906

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 11, 2019

Franklin Avenue from Reservoir Hill, Houlton, 1908

Item Contributed by
Individual Partner

Added October 11, 2019

Town view, Houlton, ca. 1882

Item Contributed by
Individual Partner

Added October 11, 2019

The Victory Gate, Houlton, 1919

Item Contributed by
Individual Partner

Added October 11, 2019

Walter P. Mansur Block, Houlton, ca. 1905

Item Contributed by
Individual Partner

Added October 11, 2019

Bishop Henry Adams Neely, Portland, ca. 1888

Item Contributed by
Individual Partner

Added October 11, 2019

Fire Department running team, Houlton, ca. 1886

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Individual Partner

Added October 11, 2019

Charles and Evelyn Osgood, Houlton, ca. 1910

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Individual Partner

Added October 11, 2019

Clark's Hotel, Houlton, ca. 1907

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Individual Partner

New My Maine Stories

The Village Cafe - A Place We Called Home
by Michael Fixaris

The Village Cafe was more than a restaurant. It was an extension of our homes and our families.

My Mom was a nurse in the 8055 MASH, Korea
by Pat MacPherson

I’m so proud of my mother and the thousands of Army & Navy nurses who served in WWII & Korea

Wabanaki Fashion
by Decontie & Brown

Keeping the spirit and memories of our ancestors alive through fashion and creativity

Masters and apprentices
by Theresa Secord

Wabanaki basket makers learn to weave by apprenticing with master artists.

New Exhibits

Mary Mitchell Selmore, Pleasant Point, 1901

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.

Student nurse in maternity ward of Maine General Hospital, Portland, 1926

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.

Business and Professional Women at Grand Trunk station, Portland, 1925

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.

Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.