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Item 23188

Re-enactment of Oxford County Finnish settlement

Contributed by: Western Maine Cultural Alliance Date: 1898 Location: South Paris Media: MP3

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Item 10793

Finnish Congregational Church pastor and officials, West Paris, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918 Location: West Paris Media: Photographic print

Item 10794

Finnish children, West Paris, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918-08-18 Location: West Paris; West Paris Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1940 to Present Day

… immigrants arriving in the 19th century, some to Finnish ancestors arriving in the early 20th century, and many who continue to arrive for work in…

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Otisfield Historical Society

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