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Historical Items Showing 3 of 9 View All

Item 9699

Title: Lanes Store Postcard

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Leeds

Media: black and white postcard

Item 15994

Title: Using an ice saw on Collins Pond, Caribou, ca. 1942

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1942

Location: Caribou

Media: Photograph

Item 15993

Title: Harvesting ice on Collins Pond, Caribou, ca. 1942

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1942

Location: Caribou

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 16 View All

Item 88095

Address: Collins property, Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George W. Collins

Use: Stable

Item 88093

Address: Collins property, Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George W. Collins

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82569

Address: Collins property, N. Side Park Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary A. Collins

Style: Cottage

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 4 View All

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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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Site

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.

Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.

Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.