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Keywords: Union Block

Historical Items

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Item 26391

Union Block Stereo View, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

Item 82322

Union River Power House and Dam, Ellsworth, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Ellsworth Media: Postcard

Item 26392

Union Block, North Main Street, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

Tax Records

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Item 86731

Storage, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors Use: Storage

Item 93800

Storage, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors Union Wharf Use: Storage

Item 86709

Wharfingers Tool House, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors Use: Wharfingers Tool House

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

Before he had the Ledyard Block built, he had a dry goods store on the same lot. William Ledyard was married to Miss Harriet Ledyard.

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… period, including the Granite Block, the Union Block, the Bank Block and the Church Block, the latter having replaced the Universalist Church razed…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

… in commercial Bath, including part of the Union Block, where 94 Front Street is located, according to Henry Owen’s History of Bath Maine.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.