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Historical Items

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Item 5560

Oak Street, Lisbon Falls, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Lisbon Falls Media: Photographic print

Item 5554

Lisbon Falls before the fire of 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Lisbon Falls Media: Photographic print

Item 16351

Main Street of Lisbon Falls Burning, Lisbon Falls, 1901

Contributed by: Lisbon Historical Society Date: 1901-04-06 Location: Lisbon Falls Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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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.

Site Pages

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Lisbon Historical Society

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Lewiston Public Library

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

… a carding mill, hauling the machinery from Lisbon by the way of Strong. Bartlett and Plummer turned out large quantities of long and short lumber…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Why I came to Maine and what's kept me here
by Kate Webber

I came to Maine for college but then got involved in contradance and museums.