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Item 81862

Title: Postcard processing room, Oxford Paper Company, Rumford, 1903

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1903

Location: Rumford

Media: photograph

Item 80136

Title: Maine Coated Paper Company blueprint, 1903

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

Date: 1903

Location: Rumford

Media: Blue Ink on paper

Item 78982

Title: Contruction of A Machine at Oxford Paper Company, Rumford, Maine 1914

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1914-10-26

Location: Rumford

Media: black and white photograph

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Exhibit

Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

Exhibit

Hannibal Hamlin, 1860

Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Exhibit

Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

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Site

Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911

Rumford Area Historical Society

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

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

Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.