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Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society
Date: circa 1906
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Location: Saco; Biddeford
Media: Ink on paper
The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.
Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.
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.
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An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.
The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.