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Historical Items

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Item 10338

Photo of Log House, c. 1900

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print

Item 23079

Clearing a log jam, Ambajejus, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Ambajejus Boom House Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: T1 R9 WELS Media: Photographic print

Item 23080

Logs awaiting the log drive, Ambajejus, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ambajejus Boom House Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: T1 R9 WELS Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Logging

The lombard log hauler would carry forty thousand logs to one hundred thousand logs. It had a ski in the front for snow, two tracks in the back for…

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Ambajejus Boom House

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

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Tuscan Opera House

1895Item Contributed byDixfield Historical Society The Tuscan Opera House, centrally located on Main Street in Dixfield once served as the cultural…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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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.