Tag Archives: Lincoln

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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Bangor Daily News Profiles Four MCHP Teams

This week–from Tuesday, May 11, through Friday, May 14–four Maine Community Heritage Project teams will be featured in lavish full-color, full-page spreads in the Bangor Daily News. The project is part of Newspapers in Education–a 40-year-old effort to introduce newspapers … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Lesson Plan

For teachers, the Maine Community Heritage Project can be a two-sided coin. On one side is total creative freedom (albeit with some attention to the Maine State Learning Results thrown in!) to integrate the MCHP in any way, shape, or … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Training Kicks Off Phase II of MCHP

In Maine, one always takes a chance scheduling big events in the heart of winter. Happily, good weather prevailed for the January 14 mid-year MCHP training at Maine Historical Society in Portland. Nearly 50 people from the eight teams — … Continue reading

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A Look Back

With mere days left until the end of 2009, I thought it might be fun to revisit the first half of the ’09-’10 MCHP year in some of the photographs that haven’t yet made it onto the blog. Pretty soon … Continue reading

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The Gift of History

Over the course of two days — Friday, December 18, and Monday, December 21 — about 180 Mattanawcook Junior High School 7th and 8th graders visited the Lincoln Historical Society to conduct a scavenger hunt as part of their participation … Continue reading

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Exhibit Topics Cover a lot of Ground

Few local history stones will be left unturned as this year’s crop of MCHP teams research, write, and design the online exhibits that will serve as the focal point of their websites. During the brainstorming period, back in August, teams … Continue reading

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