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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

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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

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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Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

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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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

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.