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Item 9133

Lovell, Keazer Lake and White Mountains

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Lovell

Media: Postcard

Item 9132

Kezar Lake and White Mountains, from Center Lovell

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Lovell

Media: Postcard

Item 71174

Birds eye view of the White Mountains, 1890

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: 1890

Media: Ink on paper; lithograph

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Mt. Carrigain expedition remembrance, 1873

Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.


Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.


Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911

Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

mountains surrounding Rumford, including Black Mountain, White Cap, and Glassface offer summertime blueberry picking and hiking.

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Welcome to Mexico sign, ca. 2008

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

On the east side of Carr Mountain, near the home of Ben Royal, was a Way Station that had a tie up for horses and lodging for travelers.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… and Special Collections Library Over the mountains, to the south, the three towns of the Nezinscot Region are powered by a more diversified…

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.


The only letter to survive World War II

by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey