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Item 16435

Sanford Town Hall, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 33409

Blue Hill Town Hall, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Postcard

Item 101133

North side Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Dixfield

Media: Photographic print

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Tuna catch, South Bristol, ca.1950

A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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West Brooklin School, ca. 1929

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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Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

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.

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Eastern Manufacturing Company, Brewer,  ca. 1921

City of Brewer

Brewer is the gateway to coastal communities and Acadia National Park. The city along with Bangor also serves as a trading and distribution center for the coastal areas and towns and cities to the north with the total region having a population of approximately 250,000 people.

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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Lincoln Center school, ca. 1950

Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Center school, ca. 1950

When the Ella P. Burr School was built in 1956, the Lincoln Center school was converted to the VFW building.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

My life as a revolutionary knitter

by Katharine Cobey


Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes

Story

How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military

by Mary D. McGuirk


My life and career as a USAF Nurse