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Canal Street, Lewiston, ca. 1900

Contributed by United Society of Shakers

Canal Street, Lewiston, ca. 1900

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To the right are the Hill and Bates Mills, which were built about the same time as the Shaker Great Mill (1853) at Sabbathday Lake.

Unlike the Shaker Great Mill, which produced a variety of goods, these Lewiston mills specialized in the manufacture of textiles. Much of the production of the Shaker Great Mill was sold in Lewiston.

Photo from "Lewiston and Auburn, Their Manufacturing Industries and Attractions," courtesy of the Androscoggin County Historical Society

Other Information


  • Title: Canal Street, Lewiston, ca. 1900
  • Creator: United Society of Shakers
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Slide from book photograph
  • Local Code: ITE 7
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

United Society of Shakers
707 Shaker Road, New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-4597
http://www.shaker.lib.me.us/

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