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Historical Items

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Item 26633

Thomaston High School, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Postcard

Item 27171

Wm. L. Fernald Store, Thomaston, 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: 1870 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26645

Studley Hardward Storefront, Thomaston, 1934

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1934 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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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.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Hotels in Thomaston

Hotels in Thomaston Knox Hotel, Thomaston, ca. 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In addition to numerous boarding houses…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Wharf, Store and Blacksmith Shop

Vose was in Thomaston as early as 1787, and acted as Knox’s agent while he was building Montpelier, so the two men had a long standing work…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Architecture in the 20th Century

Thomaston Architecture in the 20th Century Corner of Hyler and Green Streets, Thomaston, Maine 2009Item Contributed byThomaston Historical…