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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 1 of 3

… and home-raised livestock, along with homemade building materials, no longer sufficed. Out of necessity, Industry in Guilford was born.

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Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 1 of 3

The Braeburn, in 2003, was used as an apartment building. Sadly, the Braeburn burnt to the ground. (Town of Guilford 2003-2004) Trebor Mansion Inn…

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 3 of 3

Drapers Mill & Edes Building, Guilford, ca. 1940Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society Drapers Mill, Guilford, late 1940sItem…

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 2 of 3

It was called C. H. Herring Custom Meats. The building was located on Route 15 in Guilford, right where you would find Herring Brothers…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bethany Baptist Church

The building was originally constructed in 1890. The First Baptist Church of Presque Isle held their meetings weekly in this building.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Industries

… was added, in which prisoners were taught how to build wooden wagons, buckboards, buggies and sleighs.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1870 to 1915

… and presented the Watts Block, a brick building on the southwest corner of Knox and Main Streets, to the town for use by its residents.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Maine Railroads

As a result of building the Aroostook railroad, the Aroostook Construction Company was formed. At the time they were just building the railroad.

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Guilford, Maine - CONTACT US

… Historical Society The Straw and Martin Building shown here is still in existence today and operating as the Guilford Historical Society.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Brick Works

… greatly increased the popularity of brick as a building material. According to local historian Cyrus Eaton, Knox “went largely into the brickmaking…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Thomaston Academy

In 1847 the Thomaston Academy building was built to the east of the church. At this time the federal style of architecture was being replaced by the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Architect James Overlock

When Cushing died in 1840, Overlock, after building a house for himself on Knox Street, set up his own house building business. Edward W.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Historical Society

Our building, the General Henry Knox Farmhouse, opens at 7:00 p.m. on meeting days for a social hour prior to the meeting.

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Guilford, Maine - The Next Fifty Years 1916-1966

In the 60’s the IGA moved into a new building, Worthen’s Market opened at the Odd Fellows Building, and a new church was built on High Street.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - State Street Baptist Church

The church building is the oldest public standing building in Presque Isle. In 2004, dry rot and lightning damage required the removal of the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Green's Department Store

Maurice Klein, from New York, rebuilt the building from brick in 1914. Green rented the building and added on to the store in 1923.

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

The new Guilford Memorial Library building was dedicated in 1909 and in 1910 Guilford got its first movie house. Guilford Covered Bridge, ca.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Fires - 1849 to 1924

A stonewall around the building was completed in 1854. Within the same year, it was decided the prison had need of its own fire engine.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Today

… most have made a lifetime career of fine boat building, some of whom are third, fourth and fifth generation shipwrights and custom boat builders.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison leaves Thomaston - 2002

The Town of Thomaston has plans to build a town trail around the perimeter, with future plans for light commercial and residential development that…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Architecture

Their survival depended on it. Due to their solid construction, approximately 400 original buildings still line the streets throughout the town.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Library

… is located in the historic Thomaston Academy Building at 60 Main Street in Thomaston, Maine. We have a vibrant and growing collection of…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Declines - 1857 to 1861

… When established shipyard owners were not building a vessel, the yards were often leased to individuals, who would build and launch their own…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Perry Opera House

The original building was three stories tall and built from wood. In 1900, the building burned down for the first time.