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Historical Items

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Item 40162

Flood, Bangor, 1902

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1902-03-20 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 43300

Train station and waterfront, Bangor flood, 1902

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1902-03-20 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 49597

Flood on the Penobscot, Bangor, 1902

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - The Great Bangor Floods: 1902 and 1976

Flood, Bangor, 1902 Looking down Broad st. during the flood of 1902.Item Contributed byBangor Public Library Flood on the Penobscot, Bangor

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Life on a Tidal River - Flood Exhibit Work

Flood Exhibit Work Throughout the school year 2010-2011 more than 120 7th grade students in Mr. Ron Bilancia's quarterly Maine Studies classes…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor House, Bangor, ca. 1945

Bangor House, Bangor, ca. 1945 Contributed by Bangor Public Library Description The Bangor House, designed by Charles Bryant and built…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life