Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Search Results

Keywords: Houlton Plantation


Search within these results  |  New Search  |  Advanced Search

Historical Items (3)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (3)  |  Sites (1)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 22577

Title: Contract for Aaron Putnam's mills, Houlton, 1810

Contributed by: Cary Library

Date: 1810-09-13

Location: Houlton

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11471

Title: Letter to Samuel Cook about an upcoming election, Aug. 30, 1828

Contributed by: Cary Library

Date: 1828-08-30

Location: Calais; Houlton

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11470

Title: Ichabod Bucknam to Samuel Cook regarding road building, 1827

Contributed by: Cary Library

Date: 1827-07-16

Location: Houlton; Baring; Littleton; Monticello

Media: ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 3 View All

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Exhibit

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Sites Showing 1 of 1 View All

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.