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Historical Items

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Item 25690

Lamoine Coaling Station, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1910 Location: Lamoine Media: Photographic print

Item 25689

Battleship filling with coal at Lamoine Coaling Station, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1910 Location: Lamoine Media: Photographic print

Item 17193

Coaling Station

Contributed by: Lamoine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Lamoine Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Exhibit

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Exhibit

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Exhibit

Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908

Stove in middle of room has coal scuttle next to it. Large desk on right is high, requiring clerk to stand or use a very high chair.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

Coal was also hauled into Franklin County by train. The depot in Strong was located on the street that we call Norton Hill today.

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… steady market for wooden schooners in the ice and coal trade. Indeed, the building of schooners carried Bath through the nationwide depression and…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down