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Historical Items

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Item 27831

Ship Frank F. Curling, Thomaston, 1878

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: 1878 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 27830

Schooner Ella M. Willey, Thomaston, 1891

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1891 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 27829

Schooner Edna Hoyt, Thomaston, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1921 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Online 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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Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Shipping

… of three major ships that he had built in Thomaston: the schooner Montpelier (named for his mansion), built in 1803 by H.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Narrative

… General Henry Knox Museum Town from River, Thomaston, Maine 2002Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Thomaston, Maine is nestled…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Architecture in the 20th Century

Thomaston Architecture in the 20th Century Corner of Hyler and Green Streets, Thomaston, Maine 2009Item Contributed byThomaston Historical…