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Item 17722

Aerial View of the Kidder Moore House

Contributed by: An individual through Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: Trenton

Media: Photographic print

Item 99403

Woodbury Kidder Dana, Westbrook, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photographic print

Item 9048

Pulp Mill, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1900

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 44 View All

Item 59891

32 Kidder Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jessie F. Ring

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 59892

29 Kidder Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elmira Yates

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 59895

34 Kidder Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elwood M. Farr

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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Woodbury K. Dana's grave, Westbrook, 1924

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.


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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

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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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Bicentenial Memorabilia Seal, Dixfield, 2003.

Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 5 of 5

… Jed Beach, Thesis “Outside Eden”, 2003 Ruth Kidder Papers, DHS Coll.#139 "Bicentennial Calendar", information from DHS Archives, 2003 Rose Family…

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Mexico Corner  ca. 1915

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico Corner

John Kidder, Virgil Haines, William Hall, and Orville P. Tucker were among others owning farms during this time period.

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The Holman Family reunion and homestead, Dixfield, ca. 1911

Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 2 of 5

According to local historian Ruth Kidder: Often the team was harnessed and the wagon filled for a trip to White Cap in neighboring Rumford.