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Item 26661

Title: Knox Stable, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1871

Location: Thomaston

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 26647

Title: Henry Knox monument, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1871

Location: Thomaston

Media: Stereograph

Item 16516

Title: Farm House at Montpelier, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1865

Location: Thomaston

Media: stereograph

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Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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

W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.

Site

Montpelier Home of General Henry Knox

Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

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Site

Schooner <em>Ella M. Willey</em>, ca. 1900

Thomaston Historical Society

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