Keywords: Houlton Fire Department.
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Houlton Fire Department, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print
Fire Department running team, Houlton, ca. 1886
Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: circa 1886 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print
Fire equipment sleigh, Houlton, ca. 1880
Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: circa 1880 Location: Houlton Media: Postcard
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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers
Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.
Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.
Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs
The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.
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Presque Isle: The Star City - Green's Department Store
He also opened two other stores, one in Houlton and the other in Danforth. One of Green’s two sons, Eddie, managed the store starting in 1952.
Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle
government sent peacekeeping troops to Houlton and this initiated the building of the military road between Houlton and Bangor—this same road…
Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington
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