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24. America's First Expeditionary Force, 16th Regiment U.S. regulars marching thru La Place de la Concorde on July 4, 1917

Album of Incredible World War I Photos found in the Museum

By Jonathan Bratten - 19th May 2017

By Jonathan Bratten During research in the museum, an album of small photos taken by an American in World War I surfaced. While the photographer is still unknown,...

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October 2016 Newsletter

By Jonathan Bratten - 16th November 2016

Here is the latest edition of the”Patriot News“ Highlights include a message from the new director and items about the direction of the museum. Please let us know if there is something you would like to put into the newsletter.

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Video of HMS Boxer & USS Enterprise Day

By dave.googins - 16th September 2013

                            On September 5th, 2013 in Portland’s Eastern Cemetery, an observance was held to commemorate the 2ooth aniversary of the HMS Boxer & USS Entrprise.  This engagement took place off Pemaquid Point, Maine in 1813 during the War of 1812.   Order a Commemorative Chip Own a piece of history, while honoring the memory of the men of the HMS Boxer and USS Enterprise with a commemorative chip. Click on the picture to view a larger image. This chip...

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200th Anniversary Commemoration of Battle Between HMS Boxer & USS Enterprise

By dave.googins - 3rd September 2013

This week the Maine Military Historical Society in conjunction with the Maine Historical Society and others, are putting on some events to commemorate the battle between HMS Boxer & USS Enterprise off Pemaquid Point, Maine on September 5, 1813. To read a brief narrative on the battle please click here. The schedule of events for the week is provided here: Boxer and Enterprise Week Poster . Most activities and events are free. The highlight of the week will be the graveside...

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The 2013 Heritage Tour is Here!

By dave.googins - 30th April 2012

  Please join us on August 3, 2013 as we travel to Castine, Maine Vist the many sites that played roles in the defense of Maine and the nation. The 20th Maine Reenactors will also be there, with an encampment, performing marching drills and giving informal lectures. As always, our tours are open to all. You don’t need to be a member. We will travel individually to Castine’s Wilson Museum, where we will meet up as a group around 9:30...

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April 2012Newsletter

By dave.googins - 25th April 2012

Here is the latest edition of the“Patriot News” Please let us know if there is something you would like to put into the newsletter.

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January 2012 Newsletter

By dave.googins - 5th January 2012

Here is the latest edition of the “Patriot News”. Please let us know if you have something that you would like to put into the Newsletter

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Member Survey

By dave.googins - 4th January 2012

Please take a moment and fill out our member survey here. This will help us organize our programs for the upcoming year. Instructions for marking the boxes are on the form. After the form is filled out, go to file……save as….. pick a location.  Once this is saved to your hard drive, go to send to……. enter Once the form is sent, you can delete it from your hard drive. Thank you for taking the time to fill this...

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October 2011 Newsletter

By dave.googins - 4th October 2011

Dear MMHS Members: I hope everyone had a great summer. This is the time of year where the historical society ends the theme for the previous year and begins the theme for the upcoming year. As we close out  “the year of the 103rd Infantry Regiment”, we can be proud of our efforts to capture the history of this unit and the recognition ceremony that was held for living veterans and their families and the families of veterans no longer...

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July 2011 Newsletter

By dave.googins - 5th July 2011

 Get the latest edition of the “The Patriot News”.

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