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Item 74439

Portland Railroad Co. trolley and workers, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 82212

Westbrook Trolley, Westbrook, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

Guilford Memorial River Walk X (Wikipedia, 2010), (Celebrating 175 Years of Growth) STUDENT CORNER HOME

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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