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Historical Items

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Item 31605

Door latch made by Jonathan Fisher, Blue Hill, ca. 1814

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Date: circa 1814 Location: Blue Hill Media: Wood

Item 33908

Wooden Box, Blue Hill, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Date: circa 1800 Location: Blue Hill Media: Wood

Item 81392

The Hamilton, Chebeague Island, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1911 Location: Chebeague Island Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Silk Manufacturing in Westbrook

Cultivation of silkworms and manufacture of silk thread was touted as a new agricultural boon for Maine in the early 19th century. However, only small-scale silk production followed. In 1874, the Haskell Silk Co. of Westbrook changed that, importing raw silk, and producing silk machine twist threat, then fabrics, until its demise in 1930.

Exhibit

Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Surveyor

This survey instrument was handcrafted by Jonathan Fisher and was used by him to both survey land and create maps such as the one seen in the exhibit…

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 1 of 3

The furniture is handcrafted carefully. Davis Brother’s has 6,000 square feet of show rooms and also two warehouses.

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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

Hiking was popular and many used handcrafted wooden canes when hiking. Some popular places to hike were Blue Hill Mountain and the Blue Hill Falls…