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Historical Items

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Item 31893

Indenture contract for Samuel Perkins of Arundel, 1805

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1805 Location: Arundel Media: Ink on paper

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Item 27865

Charter Contract, Schooner Platina, 1845

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1845-05-02 Location: New York; Antwerp Media: Ink on paper

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Item 22577

Contract for Aaron Putnam's mills, Houlton, 1810

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: 1810-09-13 Location: Houlton Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 34403

183 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Tyler Realty Company Use: Shop - Plumbing & Contracting

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.

Exhibit

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 3 of 3

Sawyer, Sawyer & Moulton Copy of a Draft Contract between Rumford and Mexico Water District, Rumford, Maine…Contract for Stripping Basin Mt.

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 4 of 17

… in 1886 when James Andrews and Sons began a contract for the New York Harlem Bridge and a bridge in Philadelphia to provide 25,000 yards of stone…

Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Farmer

… farm that came to them as part of the parson's contract with the town. This orchard map is thought to be one of the earliest complete records of…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano

Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

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.