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Item 20432

St. John River in Van Buren, ca. 1920

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Van Buren Media: Photographic print

Item 20226

Flat Bottom Boat, St. John River, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Allagash Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Allagash Media: Photographic print

Item 7542

St. Georges Fort plan, Phippsburg, 1607

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1607-11-07 Location: Phippsburg Media: Ink on linen

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.


The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.


Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War

Eventually, they were stationed in St. Martinsville, Louisiana. Private Sam MorrellPrivate Sam Morrill was a member of the 22nd Maine Regiment that…

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

06 May 2013. Address. Garland St. Junior High. Echoes of the Year (yearbook). Bangor, Me., 1955. Print. Kanes, Candace. William S.

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Historic Hallowell - Captains and Their Ships

… Josh Benner, Shelby Ward, Jacob Crockett, Shania St. Pierre, and Marisa Beedle. Josh Benners and Shelby Ward' Interview with Captain Arthur Moore…