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Item 17119

Title: Leonard Woods letter to John Fogg, 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1846-09-24

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 13304

Title: Pearce Woods, Houlton, 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1890

Location: Houlton

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 17120

Title: Leonard Woods, Brunswick, 1881

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1881

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 109 View All

Item 84589

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

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling

Use: Woodshed

Item 84598

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

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85264

Address: Eastman property, E. End Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harry G. Eastman

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 64 View All

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Sites Showing 3 of 43 View All

Site

Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Libby Farm, Big Lake Township, 1932

Princeton Public Library

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