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Back To Nature
12,000 Years In Maine
Maine Bounty: Woods, Sea And Granite
Made In Maine
Struggle For Identity
Gems and Minerals
Reflections of Maine
TO A HIGHER STANDARD
PROFILES OF HIS TIME
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  Reflections of Maine
Please click on an image below to learn more Reflections of Maine: The history, development and manufacturing of a variety of different types of glass made and used in Maine is explored in this exhibit. This exhibit is now closed.
Moccasins: Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, or Penobscot from the late 19th Century. "Spatter" pitcher from Holmes family dining room, North Buckfield circa 1907. Red bellows vase, a typical Victorian-era wedding present circa 1965-70 from the Portland Glass Company. Dessert pyramid, made in England 1760-80, owned by Maine families in the late Colonial Period. Enameled kerosene lamp (electrified) 1870-1900, from a Maine establishment. Silver plated presentation lantern engraved "Captain Jason Collins," from 1886-90. Blown glass pitcher engraved "H. Lilley," 1779-1861. The pitcher belonged to Hanna Lilley of Dresden. Mold-blown and cased opalescent glass eprene, 1885-1900. Dussant family of Lewiston. Iridescent vases, either Tiffany or Steuben, 1890s-1930s, from various Maine homes.
Display cases and stained glass on floor of "Reflections of Maine ' exhibit.                

 

Beginning July 1, 2009
The Maine State Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM
Sunday and Monday - Closed

Closed all state holidays and state government closure days.  In 2009, state government closure days are July 6, August 7, September 4, October 9, and December 24.

For more information, please call 207-287-2301 or TTY 888-557-6690 or check the museum website at: www.mainestatemuseum.org.