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Keywords: St. John River

Historical Items

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Item 20432

St. John River in Van Buren, ca. 1920

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Van Buren Media: Photographic print

Item 20226

Flat Bottom Boat, St. John River, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Allagash Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Allagash Media: Photographic print

Item 17560

St John River, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1911 Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 112005

Rumford Falls Episcopal Church parish house, Rumford, 1904-1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904–1907 Location: Rumford Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116471

Congregational Church alterations, Winslow, 1951

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1951 Location: Winslow Client: Winslow Congregational Church Architect: John Howard Stevens and John Calvin Stevens II Architects

Online Exhibits

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Walter Wyman and River Power

Walter Wyman's vision to capture the power of Maine's rivers to produce electricity led to the formation of Central Maine Power Co. and to a struggle within the state over what should happen to the power produced by the state's natural resources.

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The Barns of the St. John River Valley: Maine's Crowning Jewels

Maine's St. John River Valley boasts a unique architectural landscape. A number of historical factors led to the proliferation of a local architectural style, the Madawaska twin barn, as well as a number of building techniques rarely seen elsewhere. Today, these are in danger of being lost to time.

Site Pages

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City of Brewer

Brewer is the gateway to coastal communities and Acadia National Park. The city along with Bangor also serves as a trading and distribution center for the coastal areas and towns and cities to the north with the total region having a population of approximately 250,000 people.

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Rumford Area Historical Society

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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My Maine Stories

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John Coyne from Waterville Enlists as a Railroad Man in WWI
by Mary D. Coyne

Description of conditions railroad men endured and family background on John Coyne.

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An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down