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Historical Items

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Item 33854

Blue Hill Inn construction, Blue Hill, 1892

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: 1892 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photograph on paperboard

Item 33494

Mill Island, Blue Hill, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Item 16860

Blue Hill Bay View

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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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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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907

Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Swimming at the Bathing Beach in Blue Hill during the…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907

Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Picnicking along the coast of Blue Hill in 1907.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

Craftsman Military enlistees, Blue Hill, 1864 Item 38995 infoBlue Hill Public Library