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Item 54283

Title: Hallowell Granite Works, Water Street, Hallowell, 1900

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photograph

Item 29200

Title: Hallowell Granite Works stone yard, Hallowell, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photograph

Item 29247

Title: Hallowell Granite Works carvers, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Hallowell

Media: photograph

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Item 57600

Address: 84 Hanover Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cornelius A. Mannix

Use: Granite Works

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Exhibit

Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.