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New!!! Access to Maine Historic Preservation Commission Photo Collection Now Available
A four-year collaborative project between the museum and the Maine Historic Preservation Commission (MHPC) is finished and, as a result, MHPC’s excellent collection of stereoviews and photo postcards is available on-line in a searchable database. Click on More below to link to this invaluable historical resource.
Over There and Down Home: Mainers and World War I
The museum’s newest exhibition, “Over There and Down Home: Mainers and World War I” highlights Maine industries, communities, and individuals that supported the Allied Forces during the Great War. Through photographs and objects, the exhibition also tells stories of the Yankee Division, as well as specific Mainers, such as Leroy Hoskins of Milo, Franklyn Burbank of Livermore Falls, Edwina Mower of St. Albans, and many others who worked to support the war at home and abroad.
Discover More! Free Scavenger Hunts and Activity Guides for Museum Visits
All about Antlers! Mammals Galore! You’re the Collector! These activity guides and scavenger hunts will help you explore the museum and have even more fun. Click on the More button to download the guides or pick one up for free at the museum.
Three Colby students will speak at the museum on Tuesday, May 15 at 5:30 in the program, Belonging in this Place: Stories about Maine Jews. The program is one of several planned to lead up to a major exhibition, Maine + Jewish: Two Centuries, set to open at the museum...