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Keywords: River Street, Lewiston

Historical Items

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Item 6536

Canal Gate House from Emerson Park, Lewiston

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 18378

Wedding party, Lewiston, 1897

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1897 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 79725

Canal Workers, Lewiston, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1845 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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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.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

The Lewiston train should have been there a long time before both of the other trains except there was a delay with their flatbeds staying on the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Ira Fish

Fellows, Dana W. History of the Town of Lincoln. Lewiston, Maine: Dingley. Inc. Print. Goodwin, Kathryn B.

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Lincoln, Maine - MacGregor's Spool Mill

Lewiston, Maine: Dingley, Incorporation. Kimball, Marion Reed. “Chronicle Man Enroute.” The Mattanawcook Observer Vol. 1. No. 5. April 1983, pp. 190.