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Item 71600

Sebasticook Woolen Mill, Pittsfield, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Pittsfield Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 70078

The dam and Woolen Mills, Old Town, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Old Town Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 78960

Woolen Mill, Somesville, ca. 1850

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

Online Exhibits

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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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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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Years on Mt. Desert Island

Sawmills, woolen mills and grist mills were built near the sound and other areas on MDI. Shipbuilding was also one of MDI’s early businesses.

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 2 of 5

After, Piscataquis Woolen Company built the mill and the store was moved by the office of Straw and Martin at the mouth of Mill Street.