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Item 20576

Construction site, Brunswick, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1890 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 18361

Construction, Sts. Peter and Paul, Lewiston, 1934

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1934-09-25 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 12780

Earliest construction at Mayflower Hill campus

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: 1938 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print


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Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.


Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.


KVVTI's Gilman Street Campus, 1978-1986

The Gilman Street building began its life in 1913 as Waterville High School, but served from 1978 to 1986 as the campus of Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute. The building helped the school create a sense of community and an identity.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

He also watched over construction of the library. He was a financial genius that many people relied upon for help when constructing the library.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

1978Item Contributed byPatten Free Library The construction of the Customs House, at 1 Front Street, south of Lambard Street, was started in 1852…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Partners

… feature linked projects that require students to construct deep understanding and skills and to create products for real audiences.