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Item 78766

Aerial view of slate quarry, Monson, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

Item 100535

David James to Moses Greenleaf on slate, New York, 1834

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1834

Location: Greenport

Media: Ink on paper

Item 78797

Slate Mill operation, Monson, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

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Immigrant workers at 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.

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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.

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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Buckskin Sam, Byron, ca. 1900

Byron Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… Niagara One of the world’s only moontide springs Mines that once produced some of the nations’s finest mica The mine that produced the world’s…

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'Melissa Trask,' 1884

Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

There were also two mining companies, the Blue Hill Bay Company and the East Surry Company. Despite the town's many businesses however, a worldwide…

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR