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Historical Items

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Item 103297

National Youth Administration cabin, Houlton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 103298

The National Youth Administration hangar with planes, Houlton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 12351

WPA work on Swinging Bridge, Brunswick, 1936

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

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

The school was built with federal WPA (Works Projects Administration) funds (approx. $400,000). William S.