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Item 81152

Title: Mendearth Mine, Byron, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Byron Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Byron

Media: photograph

Item 29333

Title: Douglass Copper Mine, Blue Hill, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Photograph

Item 30905

Title: Guilford Center Silver Mine workers, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Guilford

Media: Photograph

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Item 32765

Address: Office, Foot of Boyd Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Shipper Bros. Coal Mining Co.

Use: Office

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Exhibit

Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

Exhibit

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.