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Item 20571

Title: Logging Camp, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photograph

Item 34348

Title: Piles of logs along the Saco River, circa 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Saco; Biddeford

Media: Postcard

Item 8278

Title: Double Camp - Russell Camp

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

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.

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Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.

Site

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.