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Item 26786

Title: Narrow Gauge Depot, Harrison, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1907

Location: Harrison

Media: Postcard

Item 80854

Title: Replica of Monson Narrow Gauge Engine Number 4, 1972

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: 1972

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 80853

Title: Monson Narrow Gauge Engine Number 3, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Flagpoles, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup Ski Races

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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

Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.