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Item 6530

Green Acre on the Piscataqua, Eliot, ca. 1891

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives

Date: circa 1891

Location: Eliot

Media: photonegative

Item 6533

Green Acre on Piscataqua Inn advertisement, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives

Date: circa 1900

Location: Eliot

Media: phototransparency

Item 17782

Sarah Jane Farmer and Barry, Eliot, 1891

Contributed by: William Fogg Library

Date: 1891

Location: Eliot

Media: Oil on canvas

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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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Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.