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Keywords: Carpentry

Historical Items

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Item 10987

Carpentry Shop, Portland Company, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 5519

Carpenter's shop employees, Portland Company, August 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1887 Location: Portland Media: Albumen print

Item 11493

No. 55 Stanley Combination plane, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: Littleton Media: steel and wood

Exhibits

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KVVTI's Gilman Street Campus, 1978-1986

The Gilman Street building began its life in 1913 as Waterville High School, but served from 1978 to 1986 as the campus of Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute. The building helped the school create a sense of community and an identity.

Exhibit

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Building Boom, early 19th century

… shipbuilding, export and import shipping, carpentry and trading. Shipyards created employment for every trade related to shipbuilding, and…

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New Sweden Historical Society

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

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

… was often a side profession for those who knew carpentry. The abundance of trees, particularly the huge pines, many sawmills, a protected port and…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving