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Historical Items

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Item 1133

Main Street looking east, Damariscotta, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Damariscotta Media: Glass Negative

Item 26119

Main Street, Damariscotta Mills, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1922 Location: Damariscotta Media: Photograph on postcard

Item 102672

Rifat and Tasneem Zaidi, Damariscotta, 2009

Courtesy of Jan Pieter Van Voorst Van Beest, an individual partner Date: 2017 Location: Damariscotta Media: Digital photograph

Exhibits

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

… Wiscasset and, partnered with Benjamin Metcalf of Damariscotta. They established business as blockmakers and ship chandlers at Paine’s wharf, near…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

Many settlers came from the settlements along the Damariscotta River area to this area known as the Sandy River Territory.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… inhabitants from Topsham, Augusta, Hallowell, Damariscotta, Dunstable (MA), Martha’s Vineyard (MA), and other areas of New Hampshire and…