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Historical Items

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Item 10606

Limestone, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Limestone Media: Postcard

Item 10612

Limestone, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Limestone Media: Postcard

Item 1134

Main Street, Limestone, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Limestone Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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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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John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

Site Pages

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Robert A. Frost Memorial Library

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

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Maine State Prison

This property included Limestone Hill and its nearly 100-year-old lime quarry, a wharf and stores on Wadsworth Street.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early 1800s

… Knox Wharf at the foot of Wadsworth Street, the Limestone Hill quarry and other valuable property mortgaged to him by Lucy Knox prior to 1820, was…