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Item 17119

Leonard Woods letter to John Fogg, 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1846

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 13304

Pearce Woods, Houlton, 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1890

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 17120

Leonard Woods, Brunswick, 1881

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1881

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 112 View All

Item 84589

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling

Use: Woodshed

Item 100635

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling

Use: Dwelling

Item 100640

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling

Use: Woodshed

Exhibits Showing 3 of 71 View All

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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

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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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Site Page

Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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

Site Page

Ox team, Upper Main Street, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

For a time birch pulp wood was shipped from Maine to him in Boston, but he soon realized that he needed to relocate his operations to a site where…

Site Page

SEE NOTES Save Your Ashes advertisement, Hallowell, 1819

Historic Hallowell - Wood Ashes or Gold Dust?

A settler could either collect and sell the plain wood ash, or they could blanch it in a large vat, and boil it down to produce pot-ash (potash).

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 10 View All

Story

My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine

by Donna Cassese


I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum

by Sherry Judd


I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.

Story

Apple Time - a vist to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.