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Item 22215

Map of Fort Fairfield, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1870

Location: Fort Fairfield

Media: ink on paper

Item 31452

Fort Fairfield Exchange Hotel, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum

Date: circa 1915

Location: Fort Fairfield

Media: Glass Negative

Item 31607

R.J. McKee, Fort Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fort Fairfield

Media: Transparency

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Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

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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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Map of Presque Isle, ca. 1870

Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… thriving towns of Presque Isle, Caribou and Fort Fairfield, with an average population of about 4000 each and an average valuation crowding well up…