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Historical Items

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Item 11500

Wardwell family, Penobscot, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Penobscot Media: Photographic print

Item 23480

Miniature rootclub, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1850 Location: Penobscot Media: Wood

Item 15618

Penobscot County jury, Bangor, early 1900s

Contributed by: Bangor Daily News / Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print


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Gluskap of the Wabanaki

Creation and other cultural tales are important to framing a culture's beliefs and values -- and passing those on. The Wabanaki -- Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot -- Indians of Maine and Nova Scotia tell stories of a cultural hero/creator, a giant who lived among them and who promised to return.


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.


Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 - Page 1 of 2

Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description Pulp mill on the Mattanawcook Stream, before the…

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 2 of 2

Print. Penobscot River Railroad History of Penobscot County Maine, with illustrations and biographical sketches.

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Life on a Tidal River - Welcome

Welcome Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905Item Contributed byBangor Public Library Welcome! to the Bangor Community…

My Maine Stories

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Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor


Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life


How Belfast was the Chicken Capital of the Northeast
by Ralph Chavis

My memories of spending time in Belfast as a child when my father worked in the chicken industry.