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On the Road (and the Sea)

With the kick-off of this year’s Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP)–officially inaugurated on July 21-22 with an orientation for the participating communities here at Maine Historical Society (MHS) in Portland–we begin regular road-tripping around the state. A year-long project that … Continue reading

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MMN Towns Still Going Strong

You know that old nugget about teaching a person to fish instead of just handing over the fish already caught? Well, you can apply it to a lot of things in life, including training organization and community members how to … Continue reading

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MCHP Lives On!

In more ways than one. First, the big news from MHS: The Institute of Museum and Library Services, the funder of the Maine Community Heritage Project, recently awarded Maine Historical Society another three-year National Leadership Grant to greatly expand upon … Continue reading

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Blue Hill Celebrates with Pizza, Presentations, and a Puppet Show

Blue Hill Consolidated School 8th graders and their handmade, period-dressed marionettes were one of many highlights of the evening last Wednesday during the town’s Maine Community Heritage Project final celebration. Drawing on the energy of the bustling crowd of 75 … Continue reading

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Front and Center: The MCHP Student Experience

Giving kids an authentic and engaging learning experience is a primary goal of the Maine Community Heritage Project. How to do that rests on a single principle: Put the students front and center. The tenets are fairly simple, but they … Continue reading

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