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Maine
Augusta
Blaine House
192 State Street
Augusta ME 04330
Phone
207 287-2301
Web Site
http://www.maine.gov/governor/baldacci/index.shtml
Description
originally home of James G Blaine, speaker of US House and 1884 presidential candidate, official residence of Maine governors since 1919
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Governors Mansion
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry /Profession Politics
Era 1830
New or Updated: 07/02/2003

  Maine

  Brewer

  Chamberlain Freedom Park

  880 North Main Street

  Brewer  ME   04412    

  Phone  207 989-7468

  Web Site http://www.mainemuseums.org/htm/museumdetail.php3?orgID=12

  Alt Web http://www.joshua.lurker00.com/jlcpics3.htm

  Description  2/3 size replica of Little Round Top area of Gettysburg, erect statue to

                    Col. Joshua Chamberlain, with additional markers and monuments

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor

  Era  Civil War

  Owner/Operator:  Brewer Historical Society

  New or Updated:  6/11/2007

  Maine

  Brunswick

  Joshua L Chamberlain Museum

   226 Maine Street

  Brunswick  ME  04011    

  Phone  207 729-6606

  Web Site http://www.curtislibrary.com/pejepscot/phshours.htm

  E-mail  mailto:phs@suscom-maine.net

  Description  home of Civil War hero at Gettysburg, Maine Governor, President of

                    Bowdoin College

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era  Civil War

  Owner/Operator:  Pejepscot Historical Society

  New or Updated:   5/15/2007

  ME
  Brunswick
  Peary-Macmillan Arctic Museum
 
Bowdoin College
  Hubbard Hall
  Brunswick  ME  04011 
 
Phone  207 725-8731
  Web Site  http://academic.bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum/
  E-mail  mailto:nwagner@bowdoin.edu
  Description  Honors two Arctic explorers, memorabilia, artifacts
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Famous People
  New or Updated:  07/28/2003 

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    ME
 
Lewiston
 
Edmund S Muskie Archives & Special Collections Library
 
Bates College, 70 Campus Ave
 
Lewiston  ME 04240
 
Phone   207 786-6354
 
Web Site  http://abacus.bates.edu/admin/offices/muskie_archives/
 
E-mail  mailto:muskie@bates.edu
 
Description  governor, US senator, US Secretary of State, vice presidential candidate,                     presidential contender
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era  20th
 
New or Updated:  7/14/2004

  ME
 
Pittson
 
Arnold Expedition Historical Society
 
Arnold Road
 
MAIL RR4, Box 6895 Gardiner ME
 
Pittson  ME  04345  
 
Phone  207 582-7080
 
Web Site  http://www.rootsweb.com/~aehs/home.html
 
Alt Web  http://travel.mainetoday.com/regions/kr/
 
Description  located in Major Reuben Colburn House, features Benedict Arnold's                         invasion of Canada
 
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:  10/06/2003

  ME
 
Portland
 
Wadsworth-Longfellow House
  
487 Congress Street
 
Portland              ME          04101    
 
Phone              207 772-1807
 
Web Site   http://www.mainehistory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@mainehistory.org
 
Description      childhood home of well-known poet
 
Type of Resource       House Museum
 
Primary Focus    Famous People
 
Owner/Operator:     Maine Historical Society
 
New or Updated:              12/1/2003

  ME

  Rockland

  Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center

  16 Museum Street

  Rockland  ME    04841    

  Phone 207 596-6457

  Web Site www.farnsworthmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:farnsworth@midcoast.com

  Description  American Art, new center for Wyeth family, Louise Nevelson, Edward

  Type of Resource  Gallery

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  11/23/2006


  ME

  Skowhegan

  Margaret Chase Smith Library

  54 Norridgewalk Ave

  Skowhegan  ME        04976    

  Phone   207 474-7133

  Web Site  http://www.mcslibrary.org/

  Description  home of first woman elected to both houses of the US Congress, extensive document collection

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research /Reading  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Northwood University

  New or Updated:          12/20/2005


  ME

  South Harpswell

  Admiral Robert E Peary Home

  Eagle Island State Historic Site

  Eagle Island

  South Harpswell  ME  04079    

  Phone   207 624-6080

  Alt Phone   207 693-6231

  Web Site  http://www.pearyeagleisland.org/default.htm

  Alt Web  http://outdoors.mainetoday.com/news/040808statepark.shtml

  Description  home of famous explorer

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated:  11/1/2004


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  ME

  Thomaston

  Montpelier - The General Henry Knox Museum

  US Rt1 & ME Rt 131S

  Box 326

  Thomaston         ME           04861    

  Phone   207 354-8062

  Web Site  http://www.generalknoxmuseum.org/

  Description  home of Revolutionary War artillerist, first US Secretary of War

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era  1794

  New or Updated:             1/17/2006

  ME
 
Thomaston
 
Thomaston Historical Society
 
Knox
 
PO Box 384
 
Thomaston                       ME         04861  
  Phone   207 354-2295
 
Web Site  http://www.thomastonhistoricalsociety.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:katsmeow@adelphia.net
 
Description  located in only remaining structure of Henry Knox complex
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Era  Revolutionary War
 
New or Updated:   12/9/2003

 

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