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Historical Items

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Item 8360

Surveyor Park Holland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 73312

Holland Dresser, South Portland, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1926 Location: South Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 17662

Southwest portion of Market Square, Houlton, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 49302

6 Deering Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles H Holland Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 49347

5-7 Dingley Court, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William P Holland Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Silk Manufacturing in Westbrook

Cultivation of silkworms and manufacture of silk thread was touted as a new agricultural boon for Maine in the early 19th century. However, only small-scale silk production followed. In 1874, the Haskell Silk Co. of Westbrook changed that, importing raw silk, and producing silk machine twist threat, then fabrics, until its demise in 1930.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis & Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s

… in 1885, Bar Harbor’s summer Indian village at the foot of Holland Avenue was home to 250 Wabanakis. In the beginning, there were the Wabanaki...

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 4 of 4

… ME: Friends of the Scarborough 350th, 2007 Holland, Rupert Sargent. The Story of Prouts Neck. Prouts Neck, ME: Prouts Neck Association, 1924.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Welimahskil: Sweet grass
by Suzanne Greenlaw

Weaving Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and western science around Sweetgrass

Story

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines