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Keywords: Kennebec River (N.H. and Me.)

Historical Items

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Item 9260

Map of ice houses along the Kennebec River, 1891

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1891 Media: Ink on paper

Item 10522

Kennebec and Sheepscot rivers, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1868 Media: Ink on paper

Item 9221

Copy of a letter on backlots near Kennebec River, 1774

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1774 Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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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.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 1 of 5

Years later their efforts turned into the Coos Road, running from northern Vermont down the Androscoggin and Sandy River valleys to Hallowell.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

and Breadth of Maine, by Stanley Bearce Attwood, printed by the Kennebec Journal Print Shop, Augusta, Maine, no date listed; pages 27 and 218.