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Historical Items

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Item 100125

Typical Maine lumberman, Bangor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1900 Media: Postcard

Item 19101

Woods camp, Aroostook County, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library Date: circa 1890 Media: Photographic print

Item 20192

Lombard hauler crew, Littleton, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Island Falls Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - W.A. Brown: Jack of all trades

W.A. Brown: Jack of all trades Responses from students in Mr. Koscuiszka's class can be viewed below: Amanda McIntyre "Research your topic and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

In order to stand this 18-ton iron horse back on the rails without a crane, they used only ropes, pulleys, chains, jacks and cribbing.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

In order to stand this 18-ton iron horse back on the rails without a crane, they used only ropes, pulleys, chains, jacks and cribbing.