Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 289
Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert Media: Stone
Schooner Loading Granite at Hall Quarry, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert; Hall Quarry Media: Photographic print
Granite column, Winthrop Hill, Hallowell, 1897
Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1897-03-01 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print
Tax RecordsView All Showing 2 of 24
41-45 Granite Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Frederick Z. Butterfield Use: Dwelling - Single family
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 11
City Hall granite gable parapets, Portland, 1910
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: City of Portland Architect: Carrère & Hastings
Block for Murphy Bros., Lewiston, 1894
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Client: Murphy Brothers Architect: George M. Coombs
Garage and shop for New England Public Service Co., Rockland, 1927
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927–1930 Location: Rockland; Rockland; Rockland Client: New England Public Service Co. Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 25
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.
Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape
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.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 304
Historic Hallowell - Solid Foundations - Hallowell Granite
Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895Hubbard Free Library What made Hallowell granite desirable? It was light and fine grained, with a high…
Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.
Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Granite and Ice Industries
The Granite and Ice Industries Granite Quarry Crew at Work, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1890 Men at work in Hall Quarry.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 3
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.
Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.
Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide
Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis
The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.