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Historical Items

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Item 15394

Houlton Grange stage curtain, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Houlton Grange Date: circa 1930 Location: Houlton; Springfield Media: Paint on canvas

Item 14318

Don A. H. Powers, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 22678

Aroostook Woods Cottage, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - John R Braden

Braden, for $4,010. Groups from Caribou and Houlton had also purchased competitive horses. (Shown here is a receipt of partial ownership in Braden)…