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Item 6125

Ryan-Parker Construction

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Deer Isle

Media: Photographic print

Item 14685

Charles T. Ames, Westbrook, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photographic print

Item 19449

Cyrus James Hall, Mount Desert, 1890

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Photographic print

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Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Resources and Links

… Historic Hallowell Resources and Links More information about the history of Hallowell can be found in the collections of the Hubbard Free Library…

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Comparisons

Ice Storm Comparisons The ice storm of 98 hit Hallowell very hard. Recently Iowa had an ice storm, these storms were similar.

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John Agry, Sea Captain, Hallowell, ca. 1801

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

Hallowell Ship Captains John Agry, Sea Captain, Hallowell, ca. 1801Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Captain John Agry was born in 1763.