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Historical Items

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Item 67660

Black ash landfill, Yarmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 102631

"Creation" cuff bracelet by Jason Brown, Bangor, 2016

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2016 Location: Bangor Media: Copper, brown ash

Item 67647

Forest Paper Co. workers on railbed, Yarmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Exhibit

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

… Pulp and Paper and began to manufacture “black ash” or sodium carbonate pulp. From 1899 to 1908, the mill built its reputation on the manufacturing…

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

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