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Historical Items

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Item 78774

Monson Maine Slate Company, Monson Pond crew, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 78782

Monson Maine Slate Company miners, Monson, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 10737

Portland-Monson Slate Company hoist

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1870 to 1915

Black started to accumulate mineral properties containing limestone and clay, eventually establishing the New England Portland Cement Co.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

In the summer of 1876, William Darling bought up mineral rights adjacent to Second and Third Ponds west of town.