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.
Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.
The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.
Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library What made Hallowell granite desirable? It was light and fine…
Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Plug Drill Hammer Item 19453 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society The work was done by hand…