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Keywords: Saco House

Historical Items

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Item 35108

The Saco House, Saco, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 51583

Saco House Fire, Saco, 1912

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1912-12-09 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 51589

Saco House Fire, 1912

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1912-12-09 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116448

Dyer Library alterations, Saco, 1913-1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913–1917 Location: Saco Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 116392

Kelley house, Saco, ca. 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1896 Location: Saco Client: M. H. Kelley Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116607

H. F. Mahaney house, Saco, 1931

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: Saco Client: H. F. Mahaney Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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Dyer Library/Saco Museum

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 17 of 17

… Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Civil War Veterans of Biddeford, 1916McArthur Public Library Reality dawned on the citizens of…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 14 of 17

… Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco During the Civil War, the State of Maine provided aid to the families of soldiers.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Alex Mouzas: Passionate about sharing his Greek-American roots
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A personal, in-depth look into the life and contributions of area Greek-Americans