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Historical Items

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Item 29333

Douglass Copper Mine, Blue Hill, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 41730

Lead Mines, Lubec, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Matt Hoopes through Lubec Memorial Library Date: circa 1904 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 34807

Students in front of the Mines school, Blue Hill, 1905

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: 1905 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 32765

Office, Foot of Boyd Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Shipper Bros. Coal Mining Co. Style: National Folk Use: Office


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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.


Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

Listen to recordings from the last of the World War II Jewish veterans.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Stimpson House

… was lived in by Brown Stimpson, a druggist and mining expert. The original ceilings were reported to be 12’ downstairs and 9’ upstairs.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Long Island: The Forgotten Community - Page 3 of 3

… 150 workers were employed at a mine called the Brown & McAllister Mine which was in operation from 1890 to 1898.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Byron

… go: spruce gum, several lumber mills, farming, mining of phosphate, and even gold mining, which continues today.

My Maine Stories

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Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran
by Joseph Rocque Jr.

I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam


My artwork help process memories of Vietnam
by Brian Barry

My Eagle drawing won first place in the Togus Arts and Crafts show, third in the Nationals.


Black Is Beautiful
by Judi Jones

Gut wrenching fear