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Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.
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.
Eastern Manufacturing Company, Lincoln, ca. 1920 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description The Lincoln paper mill was called…
Post 134Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society Did you ever wonder what G.A.R. stands for? First of all, it stands for the Grand Army of the…