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Item 23496

Title: Pressed flowers, leaves and moth, 1831

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1831

Location: Gorham

Media: Plants, paper

Item 12248

Title: Bath Iron Works fabrication plant, Brunswick

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph, print

Item 31069

Title: Kate Furbish, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph

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Item 86268

Address: Power Plant, Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Use: Power Plant

Item 88127

Address: Power Plant, Island Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles Brown

Use: Power Plant

Item 86344

Address: Ice Cream Plant, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf

Use: Ice Cream Plant

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Maine Yankee, Wiscasset, 1987

Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.


Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.


Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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Children's Gate, Longfellow Garden, Portland, ca. 1930

Longfellow Garden Club

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