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Item 71600

Sebasticook Woolen Mill, Pittsfield, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Pittsfield Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66952

Fort Farm point area, Winslow, ca. 1859

Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee Date: circa 1859 Location: Winslow Media: Photographic print

Item 5574

Aerial view of Newport, ca. 1956

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1956 Location: Newport Media: Photographic print

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Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.


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.

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Pittsfield Historical Society

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