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Historical Items

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Rumford Area Historical Society

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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…

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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

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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.

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Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

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I worked for International Paper for 40 years
by Peter Crosson

I was never bored working in instrumentation at International Paper