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Item 12568

Plan of land for Ebenezer Bacon, Sidney, 1773

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1773-05-26 Location: Sidney Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 12196

Map of Kennebec Purchase lots, ca. 1750

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1750 Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 29428

Hamilton Coal Company, Hallowell, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print


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Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.


Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.


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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Historic Hallowell - Eastern Illustrating Company

… byPenobscot Marine Museum Logging on the Kennebec, Hallowell, ca. 1900 Item Contributed byPenobscot Marine Museum Tuck's Corner…

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

… Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca. 1890Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The Zebedee E.

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Historic Hallowell - Portrait of the Proprietor

… in 1866 and started the Hallowell Granite Company, later Bodwell Granite Company in 1866. He was the second Maine Governor from Hallowell elected…