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Historical Items

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Item 13601

Houlton Water Company pumping station, 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 13618

Houlton Water Company stand pipe, 1882

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1882 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 19354

Walter Mansur house, Houlton, 1895

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

Online 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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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… had its first water company, the Presque Isle Water Company, which built and operated the reservoir at Mantle Lake to supply the town with water

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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