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Historical Items

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Item 22409

Gristmill and Cataract Falls, Saco, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Saco Media: Glass negative

Item 20132

New grist mill broadside, Saccarappa, 1830

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1830 Location: Westbrook Media: Ink on paper

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Item 87971

Baskahegan Co. Mill, Danforth, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Danforth Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

Within its boundaries were numerous gristmills, paper mills, three silver mines, and a foundry. Farmland dominated the rural area to the village’s…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Memorial Library

Ingersoll in 1923. Ira Fish's gristmill used to be where the library is today. It is located at 11 West Broadway, Lincoln, Maine.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - East New Portland Village

… District.” It has been the site of a sawmill, gristmill, electric-power plant, novelty wood turning mill, and an axe factory.