The Maine Historical Society is the third oldest in the country. Library Services director Jamie Kingman Rice highlights some items in its archives, including a lock of George Washington's hair and a letter book belonging to Benedict Arnold

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    Maine Historical Society Archives Artifacts

    Jamie Kingman Rice highlighted some of the items in the Maine Historical Society’s archives, including a lock of George Washington’s hair and a letter book belonging to Benedict Arnold. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Portland, Maine, from July 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments…