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Historical Items

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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Friends of Wood Island Light

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

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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…

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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

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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.

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A case of mistaken animal identity
by Judy Loeven

The time my neighbor's dog Tyson got away, or so I thought.

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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten