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Item 78722

Title: Rumford Falls Looking South, 1916

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1916-06-26

Location: Rumford

Media: Black and White photograph

Item 78723

Title: Excavating the water district, Rumford, 1892

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1916-08-19

Location: Rumford

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 78691

Title: Boom pier construction, Rumford, 1893

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1893

Location: Rumford

Media: Black and White Photograph

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Exhibit

Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

Exhibit

Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

Exhibit

Cary Library, Houlton, 1904

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

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Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.