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Item 27938

Lincoln Bank Check, Bath, 1853

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1853-03-29 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Hugh McCulloch house, Kennebunk, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Kennebunk Media: Glass Negative

Item 78689

Progressive Rally Announcement, Dixfield, 1914

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: 1914 Location: Dixfield Media: Ink on paper

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.


John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.


Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 1 of 5

Sadly, in 1937 the bank was sold. The bank was located at the corner of 10 North Main Street. It was right next to Griffins Department Store.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… bounties so that others would serve in their place; this system was the cause of riots in other parts of the country, notably New York City.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… shaped this stretch of the Kennebec River and the system of river-parallel ridges on which the city is situated include crustal plate movements…

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down