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Item 26010

Camp of the First Connecticut at Fort Knox, Prospect, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

Date: 1898

Location: Prospect

Media: Photographic print

Item 26016

First Connecticut Sergeant Major in Tent at Fort Knox, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

Date: 1898

Location: Prospect

Media: Photographic print

Item 26021

First Connecticut Infantry Troops at Fort Knox, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

Date: 1898

Location: Prospect

Media: Photographic print

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Spinning room, Haskell Silk Company, Westbrook, 1907

Silk Manufacturing in Westbrook

Cultivation of silkworms and manufacture of silk thread was touted as a new agricultural boon for Maine in the early 19th century. However, only small-scale silk production followed. In 1874, the Haskell Silk Co. of Westbrook changed that, importing raw silk, and producing silk machine twist threat, then fabrics, until its demise in 1930.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1843

Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

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Harriett Beecher Stowe, ca. 1890

Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.

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Nurse with child patient at St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1960

St. Joseph Healthcare

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Granite Loading Wharf, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Transportation Challenge

… drying sails at granite wharf, was named after a Connecticut oyster king and skippered by Captain Lyman W. Lyons of New Haven. Captain Lyman W.

Site Page

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Site Resources

Bangor's Street Railway. Warehouse Point, Conn.: Connecticut Valley Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, 1974. Print. Pullen, John J.