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Item 14571

'Colored Giants,' Bucksport, 1932

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1932-07-23 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 5638

Maine Seaboard Paper Co. plant construction

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 104604

The American Eastern Seaboard, 1777

Contributed by: Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Date: 1777 Media: Ink on Paper


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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.


State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

… coastal vessels sailed up and down the Atlantic seaboard, through the Caribbean and the West Indies--some even made it around Cape Horn to wind up…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Coasting Law of 1789

… Maine's separation.[10] The American Eastern Seaboard, 1777 Since Massachusetts was adjacent to New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York and Rhode…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Final Vote

… through Congress, which turned the entire eastern seaboard into one district and thus avoided the economic burden and inefficiency of travel under…