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Contributed by: Maine State Archives
Date: circa 1887
Location: Augusta; Waldoboro
Media: carte de visite
Contributed by: Parsons Memorial Library
Date: circa 1900
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Owner in 1924: Rose M Marble
Owner in 1924: Rose M. Marble
Use: Dwelling - Three Family
Owner in 1924: Charles Burr Marble
Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.
Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.
After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.
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A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.
The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.