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Item 54283

Hallowell Granite Works, Water Street, Hallowell, 1900

Contributed by: Frank Trask through Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 5445

Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 29200

Hallowell Granite Works stone yard, Hallowell, ca. 1895

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


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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.


400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.


Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Historic Hallowell - Solid Foundations - Hallowell Granite

Solid Foundations - Hallowell Granite Hallowell viewed from Chelsea, Hallowell Chelsea Bridge, ca.

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Historic Hallowell - Cyclone Work Cited

… Cyclone Work Cited “An Early Morning Cyclone.” The Hallowell Register, 4 Jan. 1896

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Historic Hallowell - Our Work and Our Team

This is the beginning of that exhibit. The work will never be completed. We keep discovering the old and creating the new! 2011 Historic Hallowell