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Historical Items

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Item 15384

West Branch ponds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Shawtown Twp. Media: Lantern slide

Item 8376

West Branch of the Penobscot River, ca. 1900

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

Item 19065

Logs, West Branch Penobscot, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service Date: circa 1920 Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

… "Uniform Rank Knights of Pythias," a militaristic branch of the Pythian Order. Fashioned after the Army in every respect, their titles were…

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Strong, where it branched to Bigelow on the east branch and to Rangeley on the west. Because of the terrain in the western mountains the rails were…

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life