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New Items

Added November 12, 2019

The square from casino, Wells Beach, ca. 1915

Item Contributed by
Maine Historical Society

Added November 12, 2019

Island Ledge Casino, Wells Beach, ca. 1915

Item Contributed by
Maine Historical Society

Added November 12, 2019

Revolutionary War-era styled gown, Portland, ca. 1825

Item Contributed by
Maine Historical Society

Added November 6, 2019

Dress worn at the Englsih court of George III, ca. 1775

Item Contributed by
Maine Historical Society

Added November 6, 2019

Madam de St. Felix ball dress, ca. 1820

Item Contributed by
Maine Historical Society

Added October 31, 2019

Haying on the Ingraham farm, Hodgdon, ca. 1900

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 31, 2019

Doctors of the Houlton area, ca. 1903

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 24, 2019

RCI students and Wording Hall fire, Houlton, 1944

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 24, 2019

The Tannery, New Limerick, ca. 1895

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 24, 2019

George Cary, Houlton, ca. 1887

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 18, 2019

Market Square on the Fourth of July, Houlton, ca. 1897

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Added October 18, 2019

Miss Houlton at the Sesquicentennial, Houlton, 1957

Item Contributed by
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

New My Maine Stories

Movie Theaters in Portland Maine in the 1940s
by Ralph Bolduc

Ralph Bolduc shared his memories growing up in the movie theaters of Portland Maine in the 1940s.

Orphanage on Revere Street
by anonymous

An orphanage operated by a Mrs. Oliver on 54 Revere Street in Portland, Maine in 1930.

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

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.