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Historical Items

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Item 99283

Five Kilns, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Item 100121

Gay's Wharf, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Item 27836

J. A. Creighton Store, Knox Street, Thomaston, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Lime Works

… you exercised the last year in the manufacture of lime in my employ, I am desirous of of your superintendence of my business in that line during…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 3 of 4

when he was not consulted in the sale of portions of the Albermarle Paper Company, a portion of Ethyl holdings.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1870 to 1915

Today Giant Cement of South Carolina, owned by Spanish company Cementos Portland Valderrivas, operates Dragon Products, the only cement manufacturing