Aroostook Historical and Art Museum of Houlton
The Aroostook Historical and Art Museum of Houlton is a museum dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Houlton, Maine and the surrounding area. Specifically, the exhibits explore the area's military history, from the Aroostok War to the Korean War, and the German POW camp in Houlton during WWII. The museum features paintings by some of the prisoners. Other collections include documents, photographs and other materials from Ricker College, a large collection of early 19th to 20th cooking utensils, and the E.B. White photography collection.
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