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Item 10518

Title: Silas W. Cook, Lewiston, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1880

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photoprint

Item 8458

Title: Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photograph

Item 8427

Title: Camp cook, Maine woods

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 49 View All

Item 88186

Address: Cook property, N. Side Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marianna Cook

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85905

Address: Cook property, E. side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Abbie G. Cook

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89996

Address: Cook property, West End Harrington Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarence E. Cook

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 24 View All

Exhibit

Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

Exhibit

Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

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Site

Charles E. Thompson Esso Station, 1-3 Maine Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Bridgton Historical Society

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