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Historical Items Showing 3 of 703 View All

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 78660

Title: Umbagog Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1881

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

Date: circa 1881

Location: Livermore Falls

Media: Photograph

Item 82062

Title: #1 paper machine, Otis Mill, Jay, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Jay

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 37489

Address: 59-89 West Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: E. Corey & Co.

Use: Warehouse

Item 54340

Address: Assessor's Record, 235-311 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Winslow & Company

Use: Clay Kilns

Item 38982

Address: 622-624 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Consolidated Industries, Inc.

Use: Apartments & Stores

Exhibits Showing 3 of 36 View All

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

Reading room at Eastern Fine, Brewer, 1919

Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.

Exhibit

Pejepscot dam structure, Topsham, 1893

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Sites Showing 3 of 26 View All

Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.

Site

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.

Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.