Merci Train - Maine

Maine Merci Boxcar Maine Flag

Location:
Boothbay Railway Village
P.O. Box 123
586 Wiscasset Road (Route 27)
Boothbay, ME 04537
207-633-4727

Contact:
Margaret Hoffman, Executive Director
Email - 207-633-4727


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Artifacts:
Maine has an extensive collection of Merci Train gifts at the Maine State Museum in Augusta, near the capitol building.

Contact Angela Goebel-Bain, Curator of Historical Collections
Email - 207-287-6658

The collection at the museum includes the 49 provincial shields that decorated the car when it arrived in 1948.

Here is a link to an xls file that lists 1,000 items the Maine State Museum has from the Merci Boxcar.

List of Items


Maine Gift 3 Maine Gift 4 Maine Gift 5
Maine Gift 6 Maine Gift 7 Maine Gift 9
Maine Gift 8 Maine Gift 12
Maine Gift 1 Maine Gift 10
Maine Gift 2 Maine Gift 11

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