Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 34
High School, Brownville Junction, ca. 1922
Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1922 Location: Brownville Media: Glass Negative
Women at Brownville Centennial Pageant Grounds, 1924
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1924 Location: Brownville Media: Photographic print
Ku Klux Klan parade, Brownville Junction, 1924
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Brownville Junction Media: Photographic print
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 2
Lumbermen's Quarters for Henry Disston & Sons, Inc., Brownville, 1951
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1951 Location: Brownville Client: Henry Disston & Sons Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell
Mr. E.P. Gorman restaurant addition, Brownville, 1947
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Brownville Client: E. P. Gorman Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 5
Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.
Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.
Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 10
John Martin: Expert Observer - Plan of Alden Merry's house, Brownville Junction, 1893
… Plan of Alden Merry's house, Brownville Junction, 1893 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John…
John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 22-71
… Ernst Sjostedt Horse racing Dramatic Club of Brownville John French George Knowles John Pomlow Electric street railroad, Bangor Col.
John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin self portrait, 1889
… Iron Works, in a "wild land township" near Brownville, starting in 1888. The illustration is on page 57 of the book and accompanies a written…