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Keywords: Saco and Pettee Machine Shops

Historical Items

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Item 102042

Saco and Pettee Machine Shops order acknowledgement, Biddeford, 1908

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1908-02-14 Location: Biddeford; Brunswick Media: Postcard

Item 102021

Saco and Pettee shops, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Item 102019

Saco and Pettee machine shops Counting House, Biddeford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

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.