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The Kapitoleum, New Sweden, ca. 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print


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Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.


A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.


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.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

Some ran out of capital. General depression swept the country. Some mines never got started. In the end, even the strong companies dwindled with…

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Guilford, Maine - RESOURCES

… Memorial Library Piscataquis River Festival Lilac Capital of Maine Chicadee Capital of Maine Friends of COMMUNITY FITNESS Villages of Piscataquis…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

East Surry residents proudly capitalized the E in East. Residing on Surry's peninsula, Newbury Neckers were mainly impoverished squatters surviving…