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Historical Items

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Item 24634

Fred H. Townsend in front of his store, Limerick, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Limerick Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 24331

F. H. Townsend posing in front of his store, Limerick, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Limerick Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 24635

Bystanders, F. H. Townsend's Store, Limerick, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Limerick Media: Print from Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.