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Item 15598

Title: Cary's Mills, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Cary's Mills

Media: Photograph

Item 10878

Title: South Fork, Meduxnekeag River near Cary's Mills

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1890

Media: photogravure print, ink on paper

Item 26430

Title: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bridge, Houlton, 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: 1895

Location: Houlton; Chicago

Media: Photogravure

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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.


Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.