Search Results

Keywords: brick making

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 13 Showing 3 of 13

Item 28445

Brick from Montpelier, Thomaston, 1794

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1794 Location: Thomaston Media: Brick

Item 16565

Brick butter printer, Littleton, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Item 18459

Mrs. Issac Barker, Houlton, c. 1880

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1880 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 23 Showing 3 of 23

Exhibit

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Exhibit

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Exhibit

Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

Site Pages

View All Showing 2 of 42 Showing 3 of 42

Site Page

Brick Store Museum

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

Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Expansion

The building, known as “The Old Brick Store” was a landmark until it burned in 1915. Crosby’s Federalist style Grist Mill Store dates from 1809…

Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Aaron Huntress

The reason this is true is because he helped make the bricks for the first school ever built in Lincoln.

My Maine Stories

View All Showing 2 of 2 Showing 2 of 2

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

Story

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.