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Historical Items

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Item 81553

Portland Water District Casco Street office, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1964 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 28389

Laying water main, Lubec, 1941

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1941 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 33968

Water processing, Lubec, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 83641

45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company Use: Factory

Item 83653

7 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company Use: Fish House

Item 83671

45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company Use: Storage

Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

Thus each box was under water a month before its turn came to be examined. During that time the water, chemicals, and electricity had time to work…

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Portland Water District

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

Water Transportation Text by David Thibodeau Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society SInce arriving…

My Maine Stories

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I never thought I would work at a paper mill.
by Greg Bizier

I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.

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Finding and cooking fiddleheads with my parents
by Brian J. Theriault

My father has been picking and eating fiddleheads almost all his life, Mom prepares and stores them

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Kim's famous homemade potato donuts
by Kim Smith

Sharing my potato donut memories and recipe