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Historical Items

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Item 33494

Mill Island, Blue Hill, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Item 33407

Blue Hill Falls school house, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Item 33493

Mill Island Causeway, Blue Hill, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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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.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893Item Contributed byBlue Hill Public Library Blue Hill Academy Ever since the 1790s…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

Blue Hill Inn construction, Blue Hill, 1892Item Contributed byBlue Hill Historical Society The Summer Colony.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 1 of 4

… and Devotion to Community By members of the Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library and the Jonathan Fisher House The First Years…

My Maine Stories

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My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes