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Historical Items

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Item 6386

Ten Mile Falls deposition, 1793

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1793-07-27 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6382

Tebbets deposition on Ten Mile Falls, 1787

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1787-09-28 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6380

Samuel Wilson deposition concerning Ten Mile Falls, 1787

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1787-06-14 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

In 1911, an additional 11.3 miles were laid to reach New Sweden. With the approval of 7.13 miles on June 29, 1912, the city of Caribou was joined…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… Fellows built a large Hall and operated it for ten years. The building then turned over to a string of owners, starting with the Eureka Club.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - About the Project

… of a wide variety of stakeholders: six of the ten historical societies; all three RSU 10 high schools; two middle schools; Rumford Elementary…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast