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Historical Items

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Item 69703

Drawing of Eastern Fine Paper, Brewer, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: 1921 Location: Brewer Media: Drawing

Item 69705

Unloading rags, Eastern Manufacturing, Brewer, ca.1920

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1920 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 14597

Bobsled, Eastern Manufacturing Co.

Contributed by: City of Brewer Date: circa 1921 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 51130

Item 49749

17-19 Douglass Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Eastern Real Estate Co. Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 37322

202 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors Use: Storage - Grain

Exhibits

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Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

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.

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Site Pages

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The eastern boundary changed when the area known as East Strong, consisting of Lots 1-12 in 3rd Range and Lots 1-14 in the 4th Range, was annexed to…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 4 of 4

“Salt Marsh Dykes as a Factor in Eastern Maine Agriculture.” Maine Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. 21. No. 4. Spring, 1982 Hodgdon, Frank.