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Historical Items (151)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (4)  |  Sites (10)  | 

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Item 14913

Title: Bucksport Grammar School students, 1892

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1892

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photograph

Item 14010

Title: Josephine Harriman, Bucksport, 1923

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1923

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photograph

Item 14917

Title: Basketball team, Bucksport, ca. 1932

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1932

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Reading room at Eastern Fine, Brewer, 1919

Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.

Exhibit

Game wardens, Raymond, ca. 1920

Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

Exhibit

W. E. Chandler's Band, Kennebunkport, 1910

Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

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Site

Child's horse and buggy, ca. 1900

Bucksport Historical Society

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Site

Beazley Shipyard, Verona Island

Buck Memorial Library

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Site

Winter logging, ca. 1930s

Northeast Historic Film

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