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Item 14982

Grist Mill Store, Hampden, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Hampden

Media: Photographic print

Item 102754

Grist Mill at Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Whitefield Historical Society

Date: circa 1906

Location: Whitefield

Media: Postcard

Item 33768

Hussey & Goldthwaite Grist Mill, Guilford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Guilford

Media: Photographic print

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Item 54932

791 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Leonard E. Clark

Use: Mill - Grist

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Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.


Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.


US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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MMN Image 27512

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington's First Grist Mill

The grist mill allowed the first crops of wheat and corn to be milled into flour, which greatly increased the kinds of food the settlers ate, as well…

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Jonathan Keyes Log Cabin, Rumford Corner

Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… and shingles, shovel handles, grains from the grist mills, cheese and starch making facilities, and wool carding products.

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Dixfield Village as seen from Peru Side, Dixfield, ca.1900

Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 4 of 5

… of Boston, was authorized to build the first grist mill, the first saw mills and develop the water power that flows out of Lake Webb, down Webb…