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Item 10745

Monson Fire of 1897

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: 1897-01-12 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 15291

1897 Hose Cart

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department Date: 1897 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Metal and Wood

Item 12510

Hand fire engine, Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1897 Location: Portland; Portland Media: Glass Negative


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Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.


Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

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Hose 5 Fire Museum

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Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

Print. Postcard of 1897 Auditorium X Postcard of 1897 Auditorium With Horsedrawn Carriages X Photo of Handbill for 1906 Music Festival…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 1 of 2

… was chartered by the Maine State Legislature in 1897. Highlights Eastern Maine General Hospital, BangorItem Contributed byEastern Maine…