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Historical Items

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Item 7594

B. Haskell Grain store, Main Street, Lewiston

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Lewiston Media: Phototransparency

Item 14238

Unloading grain, Eliot, 1916

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1916 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 17938

Mitchell Grain Mill and Store, c. 1930

Contributed by: Steep Falls Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Standish Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.


"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

ca. 1930 Item 19542 infoStockholm Historical Society Hand sickle used for cutting grain.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

… and hay while inbound freight was fertilizer, grain, and flour. The railroad often stored the freight in the winter.

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Historic Hallowell - Solid Foundations - Hallowell Granite

… granite desirable?  It was light and fine grained, with a high percentage of feldspar which made it easily worked in the quarry and under the…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey