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Contributed by: D'Anne Baillargeon through Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library
Date: circa 1895
Media: Glass Negative
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Media: Print from Glass Negative
Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society
Date: circa 1990
Media: Photographic print
The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.
As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.
Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.
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… Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930 Item 19542 infoStockholm Historical Society Hand sickle used for…
… Congress Street mark this winter view of the Wadsworth-Longfellow house. The sign on the utility pole reads: "Positively Post No Bills."
… Lincoln, prior to paved roads; however, utility poles are present. The Civil War monument and Methodist Church are visible in the background, as…
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by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR