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Historical Items

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Item 9026

Rooftops over Skowhegan Island, ca.1875

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1875 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 9076

Island Avenue, Skowhegan, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1870 Location: Skowhegan Media: Stereograph

Item 9155

Toll House for Skowhegan Bridge Co.

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Bloomfield Academy

In 1842, the new Bloomfield Academy was constructed in Skowhegan. The new brick building replaced the very first Bloomfield Academy, a small wooden building that had been built in 1814 and served as the high school until 1871. After that, it housed elementary school classes until 1980.

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Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.

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Student Exhibit: Can You Help Our Free Skowhegan Public Library?

The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.

Site Pages

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

The Skowhegan Island Skowhegan dam X Fishing on the Kennebec X by Kate Hodgdon, Scott Clarke, and Gus Hoy Skowhegan Island has been a…

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Skowhegan Community History - Early Settlement in Skowhegan

Early Settlement in Skowhegan Weston gravestone X Oldest cemetary in town X Samuel Weston home X By Jordan Everett The year was 1771…

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

Skowhegan Island X However, the heavy logging use clogged the river and took a toll on the local ecology.

My Maine Stories

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Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren
by Abbott Mosher

My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.