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Gallery: Excitement over Maine’s bicentennial builds toward Statehood Day

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    Gallery: Excitement over Maine’s bicentennial builds toward Statehood Day - Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    Tilly Laskey, curator at the Maine Historical Society, sets up for "State of Mind: Becoming Maine," a major bicentennial exhibition opening March 13. The exhibit will follow the path to statehood through the experiences of the native Wabanaki, the earliest European settlers and others.

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    Abby Zoldowski, collections manager and registrar at the Maine Historical Society, sets up a sheer banner depicting canoeing for "State of Mind: Becoming Maine," a major bicentennial exhibition opening March 13.

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    A corner of the "State of Mind: Becoming Maine" bicentennial exhibition depicts the furniture and furnishings of 1820 when Maine became a state.

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    Abby Zoldowski, collections manager and registrar at the Maine Historical Society, prepares a wig on a mannequin for "State of Mind: Becoming Maine," a major bicentennial exhibition opening March 13.

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    Gallery: Excitement over Maine’s bicentennial builds toward Statehood Day - Courtesy Maine State Museum and Maine Historical Society | of | Share this photo

    Congress Street in Portland, 1822-1825. Maine’s first State House is the white wooden building on the right in this early view of Portland’s Congress Street.

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