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Item 78918

Bag Mill bachelor housing, Rumford, 1946

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1946-08-08 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 82183

Mill Housing, Canal Street, Lewiston, ca.1880

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1880 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 34227

Vaughan Farm, Employee housing, Hallowell, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Emma Clark Weeks through Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1933 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 70666

Employees Bldg, Preble Street Yard, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Use: Employees Bldg

Item 33203

9 Bishop Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co. Use: Employees Bldg


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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


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.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

Mr. Arnold, one of Haley's employees, had just walked across the 100 pound piece of pine wood when he heard the board strike the ground.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Old House (circa 1820-2013)

… Library The above picture shows Asticou Inn employees in front of the Old House when it was located near/below the present day Asticou Inn.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

Hill (formerly an employee of Palmer) opened a dry goods business at 94 Front Street, which lasted until 1883. Mr.

My Maine Stories

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How Belfast was the Chicken Capital of the Northeast
by Ralph Chavis

My memories of spending time in Belfast as a child when my father worked in the chicken industry.


Being an NP during social unrest
by Jacqueline P. Fournier

A snapshot of Mainers in a medical crisis of the time/Human experience in Maine.


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars