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Item 67309

Decorative imitation apple, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Strong

Media: Lacquered wood

Item 67304

Lacquered Napkin Rings, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Strong

Media: Lacquered wood

Item 67308

Match/Toothpick canister, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, cr. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Strong

Media: Lacquered wood

Tax Records Showing 3 of 112 View All

Item 86436

9 Wood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin L. Moore

Use: Dwelling

Item 86431

9 Wood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin L. Moore

Use: Dwelling

Item 86439

10-12 Wood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George W. Kenniston

Use: Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 71 View All

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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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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 494 View All

Site Page

Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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

Site Page

Ox team, Upper Main Street, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

For a time birch pulp wood was shipped from Maine to him in Boston, but he soon realized that he needed to relocate his operations to a site where…

Site Page

SEE NOTES Save Your Ashes advertisement, Hallowell, 1819

Historic Hallowell - Wood Ashes or Gold Dust?

A settler could either collect and sell the plain wood ash, or they could blanch it in a large vat, and boil it down to produce pot-ash (potash).

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 11 View All

Story

My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine

by Donna Cassese


I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum

by Sherry Judd


I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.

Story

One View

by Karen Jelenfy


My life as an artist in Maine.