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Item 67656

View of Royal River, Forest Paper Co., Yarmouth, ca. 1900

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

Item 31852

Royal River below Riverside Farm, North Yarmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 34035

Temporary Bridge over the Royal River, North Yarmouth, 1955

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - This won't hurt a bit!

Vaughan was a member of the Royal Society of Science in England and corresponded with many of the leading scientists of the day. Dr.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… Item 68676 infoStrong Historical Society Lester Royal Lewis (1888-1974), the local pharmacist, crosses the suspension bridge in his auto on his…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Item 68676 infoStrong Historical Society Lester Royal Lewis (1888-1974), the local pharmacist, crosses the suspension bridge in his auto on his…