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Historical Items Showing 3 of 222 View All

Item 78918

Title: Bag Mill bachelor housing, Rumford, 1946

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1946-08-08

Location: Rumford

Media: black and white photo

Item 67427

Title: Hollingsworth & Whitney housing, Winslow, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee

Date: circa 1920

Location: Winslow

Media: Photograph

Item 82182

Title: Mill Housing, Canal Street, Lewiston, ca.1880

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1880

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 46 View All

Item 86133

Address: Lumber Storage and Mill, Brown Wharf Mill Building, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F B Irvin Lumber Company

Use: Lumber Storage and Mill

Item 70683

Address: Mill, Marginal Way, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F.A. Rumery Company

Use: Mill

Item 86141

Address: Assessor's Record, Mill, Browns Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F E Irvin Lumber Company

Use: Mill

Exhibits Showing 3 of 36 View All

Exhibit

Pejepscot dam structure, Topsham, 1893

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Exhibit

Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Exhibit

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Site

Ambajejus boomhouse, 2007

Ambajejus Boom House

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

Site

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.