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Biddeford Historical Society

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Biddeford Mills Museum

A historic mill museum dedicated to creating exhibits that will educate the community and highlight mill history; as a research collection to assist the public in locating information on the mill’s buildings, history and employees; and to ensure the story of Biddeford’s economic and industrial revolution remains relevant and accessible to diverse audiences.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - EXHIBITS

… of New England SHIPBUILDING IN BIDDEFORD BIDDEFORD'S MOVERS & SHAKERS THE CIVIL WAR & BIDDEFORD THE THURSDAY CLUB ARTISTS AND INVENTORS OF…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - EXPLORE the history of Biddeford, Maine...

X About the Biddeford History & Heritage Project... The Biddeford History & Heritage Project (BHHP) is an ongoing collaborative endeavor of our…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers

… Movers & Shakers Photograph by Jaimee Beatson, Biddeford High School X Why do we see the name "Thacher" everywhere in Biddeford? Where did we…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - CONTACT

BY EMAIL: reference@mcarthur.lib.me.us *Please include "BIDDEFORD HERITAGE PROJECT" in the subject of your email.*

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

Particularly in the arts and technology, the folks in Biddeford have found new and striking ways to express themselves.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford

Deering & Son Lumber Co., Biddeford, ca. 1880Maine Historical Society By the mid to late 1700's Biddeford was a growing town, in the varied and…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

Biddeford, Me.: s.n., 1935. (N, M) Massachusetts Historical Society.Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society. 2nd Series, Vol.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War & Biddeford

The Civil War & Biddeford X Confederate money, 1862Biddeford Historical Society "It is with feelings of patriotic pride that I refer to…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - HISTORY

HISTORY of Biddeford...a Maine river town Text by Renée DesRoberts Research & editorial assistance provided by Sally Leahey, Raymond Gaudette…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - ABOUT US

… 2010 X Biddeford Historical Society The Biddeford Historical Society was chartered by the City of Biddeford to collect and preserve the history…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding in Biddeford: Lore, Leaders, and Legacy

Biddeford, ca. 1917Biddeford Historical Society Maine has a long distinguished history of shipbuilding; however, few know that Biddeford shared…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 2 of 17

Deering & Son Lumber Co., Biddeford, ca. 1880Maine Historical Society During the Civil War, Maine laborers worked in logging, milling, papermaking…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 1 of 17

1870McArthur Public Library By Paige S. Pandora University of Southern Maine Biddeford and Saco were up-and-coming areas when the Civil War struck.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 15 of 17

… month of April in 1865, Northerners, Mainers, and Biddeford and Saco residents faced a frenzy of emotions.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 9 of 17

Mary's Church, Biddeford, ca. 1909McArthur Public Library With the rise of industry in Biddeford during the 1860s, thousands of French Canadian…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford

III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford Copy of Major Phillips sale of lands to Richard Russell, Biddeford, 1673McArthur Public…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 10 of 17

… Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco X Prior to the attack on Fort Sumter, the Union and Journal, out of…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 5 of 17

at Saco & Biddeford, 1848Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum The cotton textile manufacturing industry became very significant in Biddeford once the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 17 of 17

… in Biddeford & Saco Civil War Veterans of Biddeford, 1916McArthur Public Library Reality dawned on the citizens of Biddeford and Saco as…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 7 of 17

… in Biddeford & Saco Laconia Mills, Biddeford, 1875McArthur Public Library The Pepperell Mill in Biddeford was the life blood for the small…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 13 of 17

… Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco From the Union and Journal (Biddeford, Me.), May 10, 1861, p.2.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 16 of 17

1865Maine Historical Society April 9th marked Confederate Robert E. Lee’s surrender. Like, April 3rd, Biddeford and Saco rejoiced in the streets as…