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Item 12257

Log Cabin, Caribou.

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1895 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 12256

Log Cabin near Caribou, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1895 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 20305

Log Cabin Club, Portland, 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1840 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print


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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.


Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… Area Historical Society Jonathan Keyes Log Cabin, Rumford CornerItem Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society The Town of…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

Stockholm. c. 1930 Item 19524 infoStockholm Historical Society Adzes. A tool used when building log cabins.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 2 of 3

A small cabin can be seen in the background of the photo which shows the empty reservoir in August, 1914.

My Maine Stories

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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.