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Historical Items

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Item 26119

Main Street, Damariscotta Mills, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1922 Location: Damariscotta Media: Photograph on postcard

Item 105871

Main Street, Damariscotta, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Damariscotta Media: Glass Plate Negative

Item 81723

The Damariscotta River Steamboat Company fleet, South Bristol, 1902

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: 1902-06-02 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

Many settlers came from the settlements along the Damariscotta River area to this area known as the Sandy River Territory.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

They established business as blockmakers and ship chandlers at Paine’s wharf, near the Narrows on the George's River, an area below the prison site.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… inhabitants from Topsham, Augusta, Hallowell, Damariscotta, Dunstable (MA), Martha’s Vineyard (MA), and other areas of New Hampshire and…