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Item 69477

Rural Free Delivery Driver, Strong, ca. 1915

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

Item 103727

Rural Letter Carriers Association of Aroostook meeting, Houlton, 1911

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 1911-05-30 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 11688

Littleton Store, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1912 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Item 69477 infoStrong Historical Society Rural free delivery service began in the United States in 1891 and was supported by the National Grange…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

… and employed drillers, saw-men, oxen teams, and delivery people. Wars and economic times impacted New Portland as in other areas.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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