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Item 74887

Title: Reddy Kilowatt costume, ca. 1967

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1967

Media: Plastic, polyester, vinyl

Item 74463

Title: Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Media: Metal, gold filled

Item 74464

Title: Wiscasset Boy Scout circus, 1970

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1970

Location: Wiscasset

Media: Photograph

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.