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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

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Immigrant workers at 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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Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

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 basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

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.

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Robert A. Frost Memorial Library

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

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Maine State Prison Model, Thomaston, Maine

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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Henry Knox monument, Thomaston, ca. 1871

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…