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Historical Items

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Item 26632

Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26594

Thomaston Academy with added wings, Thomaston, after 1924

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26633

Thomaston High School, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Library

… 04861 (207) 354-2453 TPL@thomaston.lib.me.us www.thomaston.lib.me.us The Thomaston Public Library is located in the historic Thomaston Academy…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Hotels in Thomaston

Hotels in Thomaston Knox Hotel, Thomaston, ca. 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In addition to numerous boarding houses…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Thomaston Academy

The Thomaston Academy Thomaston Academy and Congregational Meeting House, Thomaston, ca. 1855Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society…