The Maine Bicentennial Moments are 30-second public service announcements featuring Maine history. Each PSA includes images and documents from the Archives and other sources to highlight a particular person, place or event in Maine history. 

summer, 2020

Hugh Chisholm
Florence Whitehouse
Leslie Dyer
jasper Wyman
Herbert Hildreth
Sarah Sampson
Rachel Carson
Joseph Sayward
Llewelyn Edwards
William Pitt Fessenden
John Poor
Clyde Sukeforth
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Rudy Vallee

spring, 2020

Edmund Muskie

Harris Plaisted
(11th Maine, Civil War)
walter Wyman (CMP)

Pete Newell (Liberty Ships)

Sarah Orne Jewett

James G. Blaine

Benjamin Bates (Bates Mill, Bates College)
Thomas Hyde (BIW)

Winslow Homer
Dorothea Dix
Lakewood Theater
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Daniel Chaplin: 1st Maine Heavy Artillery (Civil War)
Thomas Brackett Reed: U.S. Speaker of the House
Horace Beals: Togus Veterans Administration Hospital

winter, 2020

Gov. James Longley

Myron Avery & the Appalachian Trail
Amos Winter & Sugarloaf Mountain
Fire tower maps

Sen. Margaret Chase Smith

Acadia–Beatrix Jones Farrand's trails
Acadia–Creation of the national park
Baxter State Park

Charles Tilden and the 16th Maine (Civil War)
Gen. Joshua Chamberlain (Civil War)
L.L. Bean

colby college

the atlantic coast pilot logs

Samuel Cony and the University of Maine System
Adjutant General John Hodsdon

autumn, 2019

vp hannibal hamlin
poland spring
maine's border treaty
the aroostook war
kennebec arsenal

the bulfinch-designed
capitol building
the abyssinian church

augusta chosen as capitol

the treat journal
maine tourmaline
bowdoin college
hodgdon yachts
tribal fishing rights
governor william king
Maine's act of admission