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Item 9182

Title: Monson-Maine Slate Company mill

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Monson

Media: black and white photo

Item 78790

Title: Panoramic View of Portland-Monson Slate Company, Monson, ca 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 78913

Title: Monson-Maine Slate Company, Monson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

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.

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.

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Site

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.