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Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Date: circa 1910
Location: Biddeford; Saco
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.
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Lumberjacks had spiked boots that made it so they wouldn’t slip on the logs, which was extremely important.
… (also known as the “Pork and Beans War” and the “Lumberjack War”), I would be nervous if I was a wife to one of the men that went to the war.