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Historical Items

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Item 31693

Frank Faulkner, Turner Woolen Mill, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Turner Museum and Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Turner Media: Photographic print

Item 33762

Hussey's Woolen Mill, Guilford, ca. 1920

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

Item 78960

Woolen Mill, Somesville, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

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Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… sent, 17 pairs of woolen drawers [underwear], 17 woolen shirts, 15 woolen socks, 18 handkerchiefs, 8 papers corn starch, 2 bottles of jelly, 1…

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 2 of 3

… purchased controlling interest in Piscataquis Woolen on the north side, and Guilford Woolen Mills Company was created, combining the ownership into…

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Guilford, Maine - MANUFACTURING - Page 2 of 2

… the Guilford Historical Society Guilford Woolen Mills, ca. 1920Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society The Interface Fabrics Mill was…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars