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Contributed by: Durham Historical Society
Media: black and white photograph
Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library
Date: circa 1900
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Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.
The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.