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Historical Items

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Item 99452

Bangor Lumber Company lumbermen, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Item 99453

Bangor Lumber Company lumbermen with horses, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Item 66179

Peirce Memorial, Bangor, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Bangor Media: Linen texture postcard

Online Exhibits

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

Bangor Lumber Company lumbermen, ca. 1910Bangor Public Library The Decline of Lumber The lumbering industry of Bangor started to take a decline in…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

An Illustrated History of Bangor, Maine. Bangor: Bangor Bi-Centennial Committee, 1976. Print. Bangor Chamber of Commerce. Bangor, The Center of Maine.

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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