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Item 81722

Title: Postcard with Asticou Maine postmark, 1906

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Date: 1906

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Ink on paper

Item 9444

Title: Caribou Public Library, est. 1911

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Caribou

Media: Watercolor

Item 11879

Title: State Capitol, Augusta, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1927

Location: Augusta

Media: Postcard

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.