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Maine Women's History

Resources on women's history in the state of Maine. Famous women, museums, events in history, etc.

Roosevelt, Eleanor: Her Early Marriage
Some of the photos in this photo essay were taken at Campobello in Maine, where Franklin and Eleanor often vacationed with Franklin's parents.

Campobello Park
This park includes the vacation home of the Roosevelt family.

Marion Martin of Maine: Mother of Republican Women
The power behind creating and mobilizing the National Federation of Republican Women, Marion Martin urged women to run for office as well as to support male Republican Party candidates.

Mrs. Smith Runs for President
In 1964, Margaret Chase Smith, Senator from Maine, became the first woman to run for a major party's nomination for U.S. President.

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