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Historical Items Showing 3 of 199 View All

Item 98730

Wrestling team State Champions, Rumford High School, ca. 1973

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1973

Location: Rumford

Media: Photographic print

Item 98728

Rumford High School State Champs, Rumford, ca. 1974

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1974

Location: Rumford

Media: Photographic print

Item 79934

Rumford Point Ferry, Rumford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Rumford

Media: Postcard

Tax Records Showing 2 of 2 View All

Item 96589

218 Veranda Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co Leesee of Portland Rumford Falls RR

Use: Residence

Item 96590

218 Veranda Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co Lessee of Portland Rumford Falls RR

Use: Storage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 16 View All

Exhibit

Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

Exhibit

Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

Exhibit

Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin

Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 45 View All

Site Page

Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911

Rumford Area Historical Society

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

Site Page

Waldo Street, Rumford, ca. 1920

Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

SOURCES: Rumford Falls Times, August, 4, 1923 Rumford Falls Times, July 20, 1988 Poem by John McInnis Rumford Falls Times, November 29, 1929…

Site Page

Rumford Falls Maine 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 4 of 4

… by Mark Silber, Rumford Public Library and Rumford Historical Society, Rumford, ME., 2000; Historic Rumford Falls, Illustrated Walking Tour, by…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 5 View All

Story

I feel like there will always be a need for Paper

by Patricia Richards


The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.

Story

I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst

by Linda Deane


Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.

Story

My 41 year career in Maine paper mills

by Mike Luciano


Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes