Keywords: Thomaston business
Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.
The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.
Thomaston Business District - 1857 to 1880 North side of Main Street Business Block, Looking west to east, Thomaston, Maine 2008Item…
… 04861 (207) 354-2453 TPL@thomaston.lib.me.us www.thomaston.lib.me.us The Thomaston Public Library is located in the historic Thomaston Academy…