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Historical Items

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Item 10746

Slate quarry worker, Monson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Postcard

Item 78797

Slate Mill operation, Monson, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 9182

Monson-Maine Slate Company mill

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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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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The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Site Pages

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Site Page

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

… no doctor, and our Central Elementary School is slated to close at the end of the school year. We have a Presbyterian Church, a post office, a…