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Item 80296

Letter to Wilmot Greenleaf from John McDougall, 1850

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1850-06-29 Location: Boothbay; Westport Island Media: Ink on paper

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Item 1205

Memorial Day Parade, Springvale, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Springvale Media: Photographic print

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Sawmill at Mill Stream, Blue Hill, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photograph on paper


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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.


A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.


Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

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Historic Hallowell - John Calvin Stevens House

This classic shingle style home sits high above the Kennebec River town of Hallowell, Maine. Note the turret and open, rounded porch which are drawn…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Mills and Homes in Stockholm

… bowling pin mill, two lumber mills, cedar mill, shingle mill, and a lath mill (lath are thin strips of wood used as a foundation for layering…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

After being in business for a year, Gould replaced the saws and trimmers being used with new ones which substantially increased the mill’s output.