Maine History newsclips….

LEWISTON – Bates College will host “Traditional American Folk Art in Maine,” a daylong symposium on the history and techniques of Maine folk art, Sunday, …
Fendler to sign books at museum
BANGOR, Maine — My mother was 9 when her parents gave her the newly published “Lost on a Mountain in Maine,” and it was that copy that I read as child. My son read the book in third grade at Newburgh School, and now I buy it for the grandchildren in Maine and Minnesota……
Tribe plans to re-create historical trip
INDIAN TOWNSHIP, Maine — Catholic priests at one time had to travel over dusty roads by stagecoach, across lakes by canoe and finally on foot to minister to the needs of American Indians in some of the most remote areas of Maine….
1st stage of Bangor museum work nearly done
BANGOR, Maine — The first phase of preparing the future home of the Bangor Museum and History Center is nearing completion.
Annual Fendler event slated at Cole museum
BANGOR, Maine — On July 26, 1939, the Bangor Daily News ran a front-page headline that could give you the chills: DONN FENDLER FOUND ALIVE.
The fire fighting history of the Boothbay peninsulaThe Boothbay Region, known in its earliest days as Winnegance, spanned from the Damariscotta River to the Sheepscot River. Early settlers fought Indians, droughts, famines and disease. A constant threat to the early colonists were fires…

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