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Historical Items

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Item 76524

Fort Kent State Teachers College campus, 1963

Contributed by: Blake Library Special Collections Date: 1963 Location: Fort Kent Media: Photographic print

Item 10617

Fort Kent High School, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Fort Kent; Fort Kent; Fort Kent Media: Postcard

Item 75209

Madawaska Training School cheerleaders, Fort Kent, 1955

Contributed by: Blake Library Special Collections Date: 1955 Location: Fort Kent Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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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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Fort Kent Public Library

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Fort Kent Historical Society

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Acadian Archives

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