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Keywords: Topsham

Historical Items

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Item 11974

John Merrill lot, Topsham, 1762

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1762 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Item 20985

Topsham Falls, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1880 Location: Topsham Media: Stereopticon slide

Item 18723

Workers, Pejepscot Paper Mill, Topsham, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Topsham; Topsham Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110095

Proposed house for L.T. Willis Esq., Topsham, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1923 Location: Topsham Client: Lester T. Willis Architect: Poor & Thomas

Online Exhibits

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Exhibit

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

Site Pages

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Town of Topsham History Committee

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 6 of 7

… number of free plots of land in Brunswick and Topsham between 1715 and 1722, and continued a policy of selling initial plots of 100 acres for £5…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 3 of 7

… Proprietors quickly founded Brunswick and Topsham, and spent the next few decades struggling to recruit settler-colonialists willing to move to…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide