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Keywords: Calais and Baring Railroad

Historical Items

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Item 80012

Men on Railroad Hand Car, Princeton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Item 80019

Train Station, Princeton, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Item 81182

The Last Train Out, Princeton, 1933

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: 1933-07-22 Location: Princeton Media: Postcard

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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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.