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Historical Items

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Item 81074

Monson Academy & Elementary School, Monson, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 81090

Monson Grammer School & Monson Academy, Monson ca. 1890

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 81088

Early Photograph of Monson Academy, Monson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37185

25-27 Columbia Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: A Louise Monson Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 37186

Assessor's Record, 25-27 Columbia Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: A Louise Monson Use: Garage

Item 59771

66 Kenilworth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Adolphus Becher Monson Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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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.

Site Pages

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Monson Historical Society

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Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

Two of the teachers were G. B. Hescock of Monson and Fronia Chandler of Abbot. At that time school was in session in the Guilford Town Hall, pictured…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting

Click here. Ice Cutting, Lake Hebron, Monson, ca. 1900A similar view to the procedure used on the Kennebec when gathering ice.