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Historical Items

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Item 29200

Hallowell Granite Works stone yard, Hallowell, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1895 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 29245

Aerial view of Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 29314

J.R. Bodwell, Granite Ship, Searsport, ca. 1900

Courtesy of Sumner A. Webber, Sr., an individual partner Date: circa 1900 Location: Searsport; Hallowell; Vinalhaven 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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Doing Good: Medical Stories of Maine

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Post Office and Fire Station

Post Office and Fire Station Hallowell Post OfficeItem Contributed byHubbard Free Library Judy Longfellow, Post Woman written by Sam Gilbert…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Hall Quarry Company Store, Mount Desert, ca. 1900 Item 19446 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society…

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Historic Hallowell - Natural Resource to Finished Product

Workers, Hallowell Granite Works, Franklin Street, ca. 1895Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library 250 men worked at both the quarry and the granite