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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 26653

Railroad workers at memorial tablet, Thomaston, ca. 1914

Mystery Corner Item What is Joe's last name?

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26657

Railroad Depot, Thomaston, 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26609

Humphrey House, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

… to the wharves and stores on the lower bank on Knox Street (Fort Wharf), where he established a shipyard.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Narrative

… from England to establish a trading post on lower Wadsworth Street, specifically for trading with the Wawenock, Tarratine and Penobscot Indians.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

Chapman and Flint laid out a new yard on the Narrows (a narrowing of the river northwest of the Wadsworth Street bridge) near John Paine’s original…