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Item 27109

Telephone Switchboard, Islesboro, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Islesboro Media: wood, metal, cord

Item 27110

Telephone Booth, Islesboro, ca. 1919

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1919 Location: Islesboro Media: metal, wood, glass

Item 8261

Train board, traces out

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: 1914 Media: Photographic print


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Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.


Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.


World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Communication & Transportation

Communication & Transportation Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at Mattanawcook…

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Historic Hallowell - Communication

Next in the later half of the 1800’s, they communicated by telegraph.” People first started using telephones in the 1880’s and the first telephone…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Telephone communication

Telephone communication In 1896 two store owners, H.W. Joyce in Atlantic and Isaac W. Stinson in Swan's Island Village, had a telephone line between…

My Maine Stories

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Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s
by Doris Tardy

Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.


I feel like there will always be a need for Paper
by Patricia Richards

The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.


Serving in Vietnam with Richard Hershel Green
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

Don't get close to the new guy