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Historical Items

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Item 27689

Old Orchard Beach High School after Hurricane Carol, Old Orchard Beach, 1954

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1954 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 7729

Folsom drug store, Old Town, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Old Town Media: Stereograph

Item 12175

Brunswick's old Town Hall

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1889 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109224

Old Town Synagogue, Old Town, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1950 Location: Old Town Client: Town of Old Town Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109109

Penobscot Shoe Company building, Old Town, 1952-1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1952–1954 Location: Old Town Client: Penobscot Shoe Company Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109223

Bangor-Old Town Municipal Airport, Bangor, 1945-1948

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1945–1948 Location: Bangor Client: Cities of Bangor and Old Town Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.

Exhibit

A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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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.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

Old Town Hall and Grant Building Text by Jocelyn Bernier, Savannah Rice, Shawn Russell, and Cody Seekins 7th grade students at Bath Middle School…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Old North Church

Old North Church Old North Church, Thomaston, ca 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Through General Knox’s involvement, a…

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Old York Historical Society

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

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

Sister Madeleine Couture: Dedicating her life to teaching
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The story of a life immersed in family and teaching