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View from Mosher Hill, Farmington, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Farmington Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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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.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.


State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

… as it was being filled and sailed over Blue Hill Mountain. Fortunately, it came down in the nearby town of Orland and was retrieved.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

had well over seven thousand posts, ranging in size from fewer than two dozen members in small towns, to more than one thousand in some cities.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Bridge That Changed The Map

… Strong changed, eliminating Lots 1-12 in the 3rd Range and Lots 1-14 in the 4th Range. An area of more than 4,200 acres, which included 55…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey