Keywords: mill housing
Historical Items Showing 3 of 219 View All
Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
Media: black and white photo
Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
Date: circa 1880
Tax Records Showing 3 of 46 View All
Owner in 1924: F B Irvin Lumber Company
Use: Lumber Storage and Mill
Address: Mill, Marginal Way, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: F.A. Rumery Company
Owner in 1924: F E Irvin Lumber Company
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
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.
The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.
A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.