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Historical Items Showing 3 of 9 View All

Item 9699

Lanes Store Postcard

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Leeds

Media: Postcard

Item 15994

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

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1942

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 15993

Harvesting ice on Collins Pond, Caribou, ca. 1942

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1942

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 16 View All

Item 88095

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

Owner in 1924: George W. Collins

Use: Stable

Item 82569

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

Owner in 1924: Mary A. Collins

Style: Cottage

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 88093

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

Owner in 1924: George W. Collins

Use: Summer Dwelling

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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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Freeland Holmes and Caroline Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1860

The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.

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A Potato Harvesting Scene, Presque Isle, 1945

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 9 of 13

This painting, done in 1945 shows the Collins and the Albert families from St, Agatha working various aspects of the harvest.

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Collins Lumber Mill, Stockholm. c. 1940

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Mills and Homes in Stockholm

Mills and Homes in Stockholm Collins Lumber Mill, Stockholm. c. 1940Item Contributed byStockholm Historical Society The town of Stockholm once…

Site Page

Town of Dixfield seal, 1988

Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 1 of 5

… History of Dixfield, Maine Text by Charlotte Collins Images from Dixfield Historical Society Town of Dixfield seal, 1988Item Contributed…