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Historical Items

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Item 27216

A Saco Doctor, 1939

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1939 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 51582

Poor Farm, Saco 1924

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1924 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 23866

Saco Monument Dedication, 1907

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1907 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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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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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

Riverside Farm, North Road, North Yarmouth, ca. 1895Item Contributed byNorth Yarmouth Historical Society Transporting milk, North Yarmouth, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - HISTORY

Biddeford is bordered by Saco to the north, Dayton and Arundel to the west, Kennebunkport to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

… of the Saco in the Fryeburg area (northern Saco River) and the Sokoki or Saco who lived along and on the southern part of the Saco River in…