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Item 13570

Camp Houlton POWs

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1945

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 13569

POWs at Camp Houlton, 1945

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1945

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 13559

Camp Houlton prisoners of war, 1945

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1945

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

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Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… since 1650 and American settlers arrived in Houlton in 1805 and 1807. The first French explorers described the people of the region as Etchemin.

Site Page

Map of Presque Isle, ca. 1870

Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

government sent peacekeeping troops to Houlton and this initiated the building of the military road between Houlton and Bangor—this same road…

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Story

My story about tours of duty in Vietnam

by Maynard Bradley


I served in the Army Special Forces as a Green Beret, it still effects me today.