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Item 79981

Continental Paper Bag Company anniversary booklet cover, Rumford Falls, 1905

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Rumford

Media: Booklet/ink on paper

Item 79983

Continental Paper Bag Company proclamation, Rumford Falls, 1905

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1905

Location: Rumford

Media: booklet/ink on paper

Item 79984

Continental Paper Bag Company freight notice, Rumford Falls, 1912

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1912-03-13

Location: Rumford

Media: ink on paper

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Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908

Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

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.

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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Buttons

Varney. A plain brown shopping bag, falling apart from age, covered in creases, its handles ripping.

Site Page

Construction of B Machine at Oxford Paper Company, Rumford, 1915

Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 2 of 4

Bag Mill bachelor housing, Rumford, 1946Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society These years of war presented a big challenge to…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


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