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Historical Items

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Item 12416

Demolition preparation, High Street, Portland, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2019-06-02 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 12419

Construction site, High Street, Portland, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1926-04-03 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14087

Albert A. Kenney

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

KVVTI's Gilman Street Campus, 1978-1986

The Gilman Street building began its life in 1913 as Waterville High School, but served from 1978 to 1986 as the campus of Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute. The building helped the school create a sense of community and an identity.

Exhibit

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

Church Block Text by Colbie Holloway, Shelby Martel, Samantha Sprauge, and Caitlyn Ware 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from…

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

Ledyard Block Text by Nathanial Barter, Devyn Pushard, and Sheridan Valure 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from the Patten Free…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

Columbian Block Text by Taylor Johnson, Michaela Lothrop, Paige Martin, Devon Vanmeter 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from…