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Historical Items

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Item 104179

Laconia Picker House, Biddeford, 2015

Contributed by: Biddeford Mills Museum Date: circa 1845 Location: Biddeford Media: Digital Image

Exhibits

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A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln House Hotel

I only have a few breaks in my day. I wash blankets and sheets, clean bathrooms, sweep, and also clean the guests' rooms.

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 2 of 3

… becoming well known for their Moosehead Blanket line. In the flood April of 1923, water overflowed the concrete abutments, rushed around the side…

My Maine Stories

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima