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Historical Items

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Item 99450

Penobscot River lumber raft at Bangor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Item 99449

Lumber schooners on the Penobscot River at Bangor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Item 16123

Mattawamkeag Lumber Company, ca. 1900

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

Online Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - -Across the Sea- a history through transportation

-Across the Sea- a history through transportation Text by Kate Webber Images from the Swan's Island Historical Society Four men line fishing…

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Lincoln, Maine - Communication & Transportation

Communication & Transportation Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at Mattanawcook…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

… byBangor Public Library The Decline of Lumber The lumbering industry of Bangor started to take a decline in the late 1800s.

My Maine Stories

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A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

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Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery