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Historical Items

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Item 34787

Granite School Souvenir, Blue Hill, 1904

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1904 Location: Blue Hill Media: White cardboard and print, Ink on paper

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Item 29332

Chase Granite Quarry, East Blue Hill, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photograph on paper

Item 29253

Moving Granite, Outer Winthrop Street, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893Item Contributed byBlue Hill Public Library Blue Hill Academy Ever since the 1790s…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

Former land and loading dock of the Blue Hill Granite Company were purchased and a clubhouse built in 1948.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

The Darling’s Blue Hill Granite Company had a wharf at the present site of the Kollegewidgwok Yacht Club.

My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.