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Historical Items

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Item 104179

Laconia Picker House, Biddeford, 2015

Contributed by: Biddeford Mills Museum Date: circa 1845 Location: Biddeford Media: Digital Image

Item 12854

Kennebec River, May 16, 1719

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1719-05-16 Media: Ink and wash on paper

Item 9050

Power Channel at Head of Island, Skowhegan, 1889

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1889-05-18 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37372

320-322 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Storr David Flour Mills Use: Storage - Flour & Lumber

Item 85868

162-166 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Philip W. Edwards (Land) Use: Office and Mill


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Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.


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.


A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Mills and Homes in Stockholm

… clothes pin mill, bowling pin mill, two lumber mills, cedar mill, shingle mill, and a lath mill (lath are thin strips of wood used as a foundation…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 16 of 17

“All places of business were closed, and the mills shut down. Flags were to be seen everywhere, and the demand for red, white, and blue ribbons…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Chick, (11) C. Virgil Starbird, (12) Victor McLaughlin, (13) Frederick E. Doble, (14) Rex Bubier, (15) Kenneth S Clark, (16) Charles W. Snell.

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down