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Keywords: Little Androscoggin River

Historical Items

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Item 108758

Survey of part of lot 155, 1841

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1841-06-17 Media: Ink on paper

Item 108759

Survey of land in Poland, 1842

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1842 Location: Poland Media: Ink on paper

Item 6694

Taylor Brook, Auburn, 1918

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: 1918 Location: Auburn Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

The Androscoggin River and its tributaries are now relatively free of pollution and are suitable for swimming, boating, and fishing in the Rumford…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… and social development to its location on the Androscoggin River, and its tributaries of the Ellis River on the west, the Swift River on the east…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 4 of 5

… Webb River, and enters at its confluence with the Androscoggin River in Dixfield. Agriculture played a part in the development of this section of…

My Maine Stories

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Story

It was like a family in the mill
by Arnold R. Couture

I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician