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Item 21717

Red Row Houses, Stockholm, ca. 1925

Contributed by: An individual through Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print

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Item 104171

Paper mill workers, Millinocket, 1903

Mystery Corner Item Do you know the people in this image?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1903 Location: Millinocket Media: Photographic print

Item 19533

Logs at a Stockholm mill, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print


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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.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.


Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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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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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Redmen's Hall

… Island Educational Society The Improved Order of Red Men was a national fraternal organization that became popular on Swan's Island in the early…

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

Other parts, such as the boiler, were sold as scrap metal. The steam engine still rests in the woods at the former mill location alongside the old…

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