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Item 79294

Title: Infantry Tactics manual, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12078

Title: The Ball-Room Manual, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Belfast

Media: Ink on paper, Booklet

Item 74149

Title: 'Manual of Medial Writing,' 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1904

Media: ink on paper

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.