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Historical Items

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Item 79237

The Flood of 1936, Ridlonville to Rumford bridge

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Ridlonville Media: Photographic print

Item 78834

Wills Block boarding house, Ridlonville, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Mexico Media: Photograph postcard

Item 78838

Packard House and toll bridge, Ridlonville, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Mexico Media: Photograph on postcard

Exhibits

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Ridlonville

The Ridlonville line started at the Congregational Church and extended along the Androscoggin River to beyond the Farrington Cemetery to Duntile…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

In the early 1920s Ridlonville played host to a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan; it is believed they built the Goodwill Hall.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

… the Rangeley Lakes Railroad bridge, and the Ridlonville bridge were washed away. Other significant floods along the River happened in 1953, 1972…