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Historical Items

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Item 27475

Russell Estes and Brothers Box Shop, Farmington, 1903

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: 1903-03-31 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 6709

Box Shop, Lovell, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Lovell Media: Photographic print

Item 17354

Box car repair, Derby Shop, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1970 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.


Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.


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.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Additions and New Wing - 1824 to 1843

"… May 16, 1841 an early morning fire consumed two shops in the yard of the State Prison. The leather, carriages and corn stored within were…"

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Our Resources

"… 114 Main Road, 734.8884 Second Baptist Church, PO Box 17, 102 Main Road, 734.2055 Town Office, PO Box 76, 150 Main Road, 734.2253…"

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Monmouth Museum

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

My Maine Stories

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.


Bob "Coach" Cote: Highlights from life of a Biddeford legend
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Bob talks about growing up in Biddeford, sports, the fire of 1947, and closing of St. Louis High.


Annette Addorio: 100+ years of memories from full life
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

From 1914 to 2018, highlights from my life in Biddeford