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Keywords: Flood of 1936

Historical Items

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Item 31960

Flood, Water Street, Hallowell, 1936

Contributed by: Arthur Moore through Hubbard Free Library Date: 1936 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 20497

Flooded bridge, Brunswick, 1936

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 20496

Water pouring over bridge, Brunswick, 1936 flood

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods

At a peak of 34.1 feet recorded on April 2, 1987, many were forced to evacuate homes and shops along the river.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

1936, Maine Flood Disaster of Friday, the 13th of March, 1936 Kennebec Journal, Steven Cartwright, Hubbard Free plans renovations Maine Sunday…

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Historic Hallowell - Commerce on the Kennebec Citations

1936, Maine Flood Disaster of Friday, the 13th of March, 1936 Kennebec Journal, Steven Cartwright, Hubbard Free plans renovations Maine Sunday…