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Historical Items

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Item 26619

Monk House, Thomaston, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26630

The Swett House, Thomaston, ca 1900

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26608

Hildreth Mansion, Thomaston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

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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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Architect James Overlock

When Cushing died in 1840, Overlock, after building a house for himself on Knox Street, set up his own house building business. Edward W.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

Ship’s joiners and carpenters had their choice of jobs, and more accomplished finish carpenters were in high demand.