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Item 17301

Title: Mill stone, Houlton, ca. 1814

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1814

Location: Houlton

Media: stone

Item 8168

Title: Weston's Mill and Old Carding Mill Ca. 1890

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1900

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photograph

Item 18723

Title: Workers, Pejepscot Paper Mill, Topsham, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Topsham; Topsham

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 48 View All

Item 86133

Address: Lumber Storage and Mill, Brown Wharf Mill Building, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F B Irvin Lumber Company

Use: Lumber Storage and Mill

Item 98934

Address: Assessor's Record, 1771-1773 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: S.D. Warren Mill Trust

Use: Ice House

Item 70683

Address: Mill, Marginal Way, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F.A. Rumery Company

Use: Mill

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Exhibit

Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

Exhibit

Oriental Powder Mills gunpowder keg, Gorham and Windham, ca. 1860

Gunpowder for the Civil War

The gunpowder mills at Gambo Falls in Windham and Gorham produced about a quarter of the gunpowder used by Union forces during the Civil War. The complex contained as many as 50 buildings.

Exhibit

Pejepscot dam structure, Topsham, 1893

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

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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.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

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.

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.