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Historical Items

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Item 78722

Rumford Falls Looking South, 1916

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1916-06-26 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 78723

Excavating the water district, Rumford, 1892

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1916-08-19 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 78691

Boom pier construction, Rumford, 1893

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1893 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

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

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111331

Rumford Falls Library, Rumford, 1903

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1903 Location: Rumford Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 109890

Block for the Rumford Falls Trust Co., Rumford, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Rumford; Rumford Client: Rumford Falls Trust Co. Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Item 109889

Central fire station for the Town of Rumford, Rumford, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1924 Location: Rumford Client: Town of Rumford Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Online 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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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Rumford Area Historical Society

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

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 4 of 4

… there would be no Rumford: PENNACOOK FALLS Rumford Falls Maine 1895Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society in the spring…

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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…

My Maine Stories

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I'm fortunate to live in Livermore Falls
by Kenny Jacques

I've seen a lot of changes in Livermore Falls, and hope we will reinvent again soon.

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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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I worked for International Paper for 40 years
by Peter Crosson

I was never bored working in instrumentation at International Paper