Keywords: Houlton Water Company
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Houlton Water Company pumping station, 1890
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print
Houlton Water Company stand pipe, 1882
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1882 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print
Walter Mansur house, Houlton, 1895
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1895 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print
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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.
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.
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.
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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…
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: A Wabanaki Perspective - Page 2 of 4
… Maine: Penobscot and Passamaquoddys in the 1970s, Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians in 1980, and Mi’kmaq Nation in 1991; the Maine Indian Claims…
Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington
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