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Historical Items

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Item 14053

Granite quarry, Hancock County

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 25883

Granite House, Good Will Farm, Fairfield, ca. 1935

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1935 Location: Fairfield Media: Postcard

Item 17040

Dix Island Granite Company, Dix Island, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Dix Island Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 56702

18 Granite Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lincoln Conley Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 56701

18-20 Granite Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Abbie C. Payne Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 56704

44-46 Granite Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick Z. Butterfield Use: Storage

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Solid Foundations - Hallowell Granite

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library What made Hallowell granite desirable?  It was light and fine…

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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

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

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 5 of 5

The foundation was made out of granite blocks, wood and posts and beams. The house was Victorian influenced and was one-and-a-half stories tall…

My Maine Stories

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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.