Keywords: Graham W. Watt
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Letter to City from Dr. Georg Kotzschmar
Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1964-04-06 Location: Ansback; Portland Media: Ink on paper
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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.