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Historical Items

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Item 8156

South Channel Bridge, Skowhegan, 1901

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1901-12-16 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 8139

South Channel Bridge, Skowhegan, 1901

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1901-12-16 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 9031

Skowhegan's South Channel Bridge, 1894

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1894 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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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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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

The Lubec Channel Light was commissioned in 1890. Shipwrecks led to the construction of a lifesaving station at Carrying Place Cove in 1874.

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

… been landed the Cumberland staggered across the channel to the Atlantic Works, where she will be repaired.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Shipbuilders - 1780s

Gentle slopes led down to the deep and sheltered channels on tidal waterways. Timbers could be laid down on the shores for ships and then easily…