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Historical Items

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Item 82046

Canal Excavation, Lewiston, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1845 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 9472

Lewiston canal, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 7075

Canal workers, Lewiston, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Lewiston Media: phototransparency

Tax Records

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Item 99015

33-37 Plum Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canal National Bank Use: Store - Mission

Item 63321

Assessor's Record, 180-184 Middle Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canal National Bank Use: Land only

Item 63325

186-188 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canal National Bank Use: Bank & Offices

Exhibits

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Maine

With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - People

… UMF graduate who was chief engineer of the Panama Canal Daniel Stewart 1786-1827 Joiner, cabinet maker, and furniture maker Educators, Authors…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 1 of 2

… above and around the Falls, his plans for dams, canal, mills, a power company, and a water district could not be finalized.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - John Frank Stevens

Stevens took over the Canal project from John F. Wallace in 1905, Wallace had resigned the position mainly because of a fear of yellow fever, which…

My Maine Stories

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII