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Keywords: Monson, Maine

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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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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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.

Site Pages

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Monson Historical Society

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 1 of 5

A great fact about the Bank is that its first depositor was Fred C. Hanson of Monson. We hope it stays for many more years to come.

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 4 of 5

… was used a lot because of the slate quarry in Monson. In the early 1900s indoor plumbing and electricity where used in new construction.