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Item 80309

The Tannery, Princeton, ca 1880

Contributed by: John Leighton through Princeton Public Library

Date: circa 1880

Location: Princeton

Media: Photographic print

Item 6830

Hinckley's Tannery, Gorham, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Gorham

Media: Photographic print

Item 34304

Plaisted Tannery Fire, Lincoln, 1899

Contributed by: Alan & Gloria Edwards through Lincoln Historical Society

Date: 1899

Location: Lincoln

Media: Cyanotype

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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

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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John Parris Sheahan, ca. 1870

John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.


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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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MMN Image 27597

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

… Portland Historical Society Tannery Bridge: The Tannery Bridge is located on Tannery Street. It was constructed by the Maine State Highway…

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1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Maps

… School Districts Farmington Mill Sites Farmington Tanneries Titcomb Family Sites Interactive Google Earth Maps: These are interactive maps to be…

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Main Street, West New Portland, circa 1900

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

At one time the shoe shop had a tannery connected to it operated by H.C. Clark + Company. This business was a leading industry for many years and…