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Historical Items

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Item 26668

Telegraph Block, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Thomaston; Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26395

Telegraph Block, Stereoptic View, Thomaston, 1860s

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

Item 31077

Flood, Merchants Row, Hallowell, 1896

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1896 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. Volunteers.

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Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

The most common place to find a telegraph in Lincoln was at the railroad station. Telephone operator's building, Lincoln, ca.

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Lincoln, Maine - Post Office

… bills without the mail? Before the 1850s when the telegraph came to Lincoln, they would have had to walk to the place they wanted to go and do…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

The New England Telephone & Telegraph Company was located at the Church Block for many years. Dr. Edwin Fuller Senior's offices were at the Church…