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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1864
Media: Carte de visite
Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society
Date: circa 1895
Media: Photographic print
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Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.
Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
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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Farwell of Cumberland. Canteen were an essential item for a soldier in the heat and humidity of the South.
2007. McCarty, Kathy. "City Bids Farwell to Old Friend.” The Star-Herald [presque isle] 21 Mar. 2007. Rice, Rachel.
Dr. Arad Farwell was another early physician, as well as Dr. Tracy. Henry W. Parks general store stood on the corner of Main Street and Roxbury Road…