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.
From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.
John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.
… Portland Historical Society Tannery Bridge: The Tannery Bridge is located on Tannery Street. It was constructed by the Maine State Highway…
… a large saw mill in Monmouth and a tintype of a tannery in East Bradford. Maine’s rich architectural heritage is reflected in a daguerreotype of…
Nicole Morin-Scribner: living the dreams of her immigrant parent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center
A 6-year-old immigrant makes the most of her opportunities while staying connected to her roots