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Keywords: Kidder

Historical Items

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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

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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

Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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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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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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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.