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Keywords: Waterfalls

Historical Items

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Item 75150

Albany Basin waterfall, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Albany Twp Media: Photographic print

Item 29120

Weston's Machine Shop, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 8490

Waterfall & logs, Maine woods, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.


Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.


Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community

… long-running contest between “the wharf and the waterfall” – between maritime commerce and manufacturing – was over.

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

… and animals had to journey their way up the high waterfalls, and thoughout the course of the journey, many of the animals and men were killed, and…

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

My Maine Stories

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Ted Truman (Throumoulos): A treasure trove of stories
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A son of Greek immigrants’ insight into his entrepreneurial family, culture and life experiences