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Item 81074

Title: Monson Academy & Elementary School, Monson, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 81090

Title: Monson Grammer School & Monson Academy, Monson ca. 1890

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 81088

Title: Early Photograph of Monson Academy, Monson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

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Item 37185

Address: 25-27 Columbia Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: A Louise Monson

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 37186

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

Owner in 1924: A Louise Monson

Use: Garage

Item 59771

Address: 66 Kenilworth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Adolphus Becher Monson

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

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.


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.


Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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


Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.


Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.