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Keywords: Camp Houlton (Me.)

Historical Items

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Item 13570

Camp Houlton POWs

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1945 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 13559

Camp Houlton prisoners of war, 1945

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1945 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 13569

POWs at Camp Houlton, 1945

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1945 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Site Pages

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

government sent peacekeeping troops to Houlton and this initiated the building of the military road between Houlton and Bangor—this same road…

My Maine Stories

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My story about tours of duty in Vietnam
by Maynard Bradley

I served in the Army Special Forces as a Green Beret, it still effects me today.