The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.
Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.
Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.
Long Island in 1881Item Contributed byJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. At one time Long Island like many other islands was filled with people, and…
Long Island: The Forgotten Community Brown & McAllister Granite Quarry, Blue Hill Bay, ca. 1890Item Contributed byJonathan Fisher Memorial…