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These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


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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 - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

The quarry on South Street was opened to supply stone for the Western Division Railroad built in 1872.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 3 of 3

… off the Farm have been employed in labor upon the streets, blasting stone, preparing them for use, and in removing loom from the gravel pit and…

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 1 of 2

… for the purchase of property at 144 State Street. That same year, the Sisters received additional control from the diocese over the management of…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Researching Your Home

335 Congress Street, Portland, 1924Item Contributed byCity of Portland - Planning & Development We invite you to explore the history of your home…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Cottagers

Walley’s summer villa, on Eden Street, last Tuesday night. The first of the place were there. There were the cottage aristocracy, the rich and…

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New Hampshire Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes

Sylvia’s Church on Kebo Street. As reported in the Mount Desert Herald in 1882, Indians from the encampment helped finance the church’s construction…