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Windows on Maine

HOME involves an historic collaboration between the Maine State Museum and the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. As community partners, the Museum and the Maine Public Broadcasting Network bring our resources to our combined audiences, and reach new learners throughout Maine and beyond. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is funding this partnership to bring the Museum's collections and historical expertise to new, diverse and widespread audiences to illustrate and document important events in the history of Maine.

Take a look back at the last 100 years and focus on key turning points in agriculture, tourism, electricity and transportation in Maine. 

Click on a century to explore Maine history.

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