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Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

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Lincoln, Maine - MacGregor's Spool Mill

In 1871, James C. Emerson built a small sawmill on the site of where the spool mill was to be. The sawmill engaged in sawing lumber for various…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 4 of 4

… Rumford Publishing Co, Inc., 1972 and Josten’s Printing and Publishing, Topeka, KS, 2000; Rumford Falls Times Lewiston Evening Journal

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

In the late 19th century, as paper mills, textile mills, and shoe factories proliferated along the Androscoggin, additional waves of immigrants, in…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

A call was placed to Lewiston Fire Company for aid, and by 7:10 p.m., a train loaded with firemen and equipment departed for Rumford.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - About the Project

… Hartford, Sumner—look upon Auburn/Lewiston or South Paris/Norway as their commercial centers.

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Lincoln, Maine - Ira Fish

… was pride because not many small towns had mills, and with a mill the town will get more popularity and we may become a bigger town.

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Lincoln, Maine - Nathaniel Bodwell

He ran the mill until 1855. A carding mill is where the clothing is made, and Bodwell’s mill was the first carding mill in Lincoln.

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

12 July 1979. Print. Fellows, Dana W. "Railroads and Stations." History of the Town of Lincoln. Lewiston: Dingley, 1928. 259-63. Print.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Richards Allen was born and raised in Strong but moved to the Lewiston-Auburn area. She would often return, especially during hunting season.

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Lincoln, Maine - Jacob Stinchfield

Lewiston: Dingley Press, 1929. 410-12. Print. Goodwin, Beckie. "Jacob Stinchfield." Personal interview. 5 Apr. 2010. Goodwin, Kathryn B.