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Historical Items

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Item 16302

Houlton's 1861 hand pumper, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1930 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 100055

The Triumph, Waldoboro, ca. 1872

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1872 Location: Waldoboro Media: Wood, metal

Item 81881

Monson's Fire Equipment on parade, Monson, 1922

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: 1922-08-24 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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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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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Cascade Hand Tub

Cascade Hand Tub Cascade Hand Tub, Vaughan Homestead, Hallowell, ca. 1935Hubbard Free Library The Cascade Hand Tub, built by Samuel Merrick of…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - The History of Laundry, Aroostook County Style - Page 1 of 2

Rena’s mother, Sadie, usually had a tub, which she filled with water from a lake, stream, well, or river.

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Historic Hallowell - The Tiger and the Lion

It is a hand tub, a type of fire fighting engine with a stitched together, leather hose. Fire Department, Hallowell, 1843Hubbard Free Library…

My Maine Stories

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Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.