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Historical Items

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Item 26658

Railroad Depot, Thomaston. ca. 1900

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 26653

Railroad workers at memorial tablet, Thomaston, ca. 1914

Mystery Corner Item What is Joe's last name?

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26657

Railroad Depot, Thomaston, 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Site Page

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1850 to 1870

… the proposed railway running through the General Knox Estate. Although many residents tried to save Montpelier, in the end it was demolished to…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Historical Society

Our building, the General Henry Knox Farmhouse, opens at 7:00 p.m. on meeting days for a social hour prior to the meeting.