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Item 79392

Flood on Bridge Street, Mexico, 1936

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: 1936

Location: Mexico

Media: Photographic print

Item 79611

Mexico Corner ca. 1915

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Mexico

Media: Photographic print

Item 79404

Abbott School, Mexico, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Mexico

Media: photograph postcard

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Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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George Henry Preble, Portland, 1878

Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

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Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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Site Page

Porter Covered Bridge, 1870

Mexico Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Mexico Corner  ca. 1915

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico Corner

… of Mexico 1818-1968, Ruby Bragdon -Theresa Thomas Mexico Maine by Mitchell Mexico; Where the Early Families Lived by Doris G.

Site Page

Welcome to Mexico sign, ca. 2008

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

Mexico A Brief History of Mexico, Maine Welcome to Mexico sign, ca. 2008Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Text by Lorraine…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design

by Decontie and Brown


Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII