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Historical Items

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Item 104515

Charles Thompson of South Berwick, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: South Berwick Media: Ambrotype

Item 36612

Instrument Makers' banner, Portland, 1841

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1841 Location: Portland Media: Oil on linen

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Item 21099

Instrument Panel on 38' Buoy Boat, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Mount Desert; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

Site Pages

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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Surveyor

Surveyor Survey Instrument, Blue Hill, 1809 Item 33926 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This survey instrument was handcrafted by…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators come to MDI

They were instrumental with the development of Lafayette Park, now known as Acadia National Park. The late 1800’s and early 1900’s saw the building…

My Maine Stories

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I worked for International Paper for 40 years
by Peter Crosson

I was never bored working in instrumentation at International Paper

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Saturday Evening Dances at the Westport Town Hall
by Deborah G. Greenleaf

Fond Memories of Westport Island

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First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto

I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers