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Item 79392

Title: Flood on Bridge Street, Mexico, 1936

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: 1936

Location: Mexico

Media: photograph

Item 79611

Title: Mexico Corner ca. 1915

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Mexico

Media: photograph

Item 79404

Title: Abbott School, Mexico, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Mexico

Media: photograph postcard

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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

Mexico Historical Society

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

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

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.