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Historical Items

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Item 78755

Abandoned Hebron Slate Quarry, Monson, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 78910

Abandoned Quarry, Monson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Postcard

Item 78883

Abandoned Quarry Reopens, Barnard, 1951

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: 1951-09-05 Location: Barnard Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

… up temporary residence in the “Big House”--Swan’s abandoned mansion--a trend copied by many later settlers as they worked to build their own homes.