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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

Early Government In 1805, riders brought official papers from Boston to Paris proclaiming the founding of Oxford County, and Paris Hill as the county…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - About the Project

In the River Valley towns, the NewPage paper mill dominates the economy. While the mill’s payroll is less than half of what it was 40 years ago, it…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 4 of 5

Webb River would prove invaluable to the wood industry sporting many a “log drive” in its heyday. Soon Mr.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Byron

… birch, spruce, and pine, and logging was a major industry. The soil was quite good and yielded good crops of corn, potatoes, wheat, oats, etc.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Leonard Trask, the Wonderful Invalid

… father's farm, but as a young adult he began his industrious activities. He moved to Carthage to make bricks at $11.50 a month.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

Our ancestors were industrious with true American entrepreneurial spirit! Apples were viewed as the crop that would allow East Dixfield farmers to…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Tuscan Opera House

… 17th century when guilds began to fade away, and industry made people less connected, some wished to preserve the groups that supported its members.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Church on the Hill

… imposing name, "Dixfield Universalist Circle of Industry”—later called the Ladies’ Aid Society. The fine tone of the bell is accounted for by the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 - Page 1 of 2

The paper mill came in 1910 and was built in front of the pulp mill. The trestle at right is still used by the railway today.

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Lincoln, Maine - New Tissue Mill, Lincoln, 1964 - Page 1 of 2

… in 1964 showing the old stock house for storing paper in background. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Lincoln, Maine - Eastern Manufacturing Company, Lincoln, ca. 1920 - Page 1 of 2

… Society Description The Lincoln paper mill was called the Eastern Manufacturing Company in the 1920s.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79969 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street Fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79968 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79973 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street Fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79972 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street, Rumford, ca. 1920 Item 79979 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street Fire, August 2nd, 1923 Rumford Item 79971 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79966 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79975 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79967 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79977 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79976 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Waldo Street Area

Waldo Street Area Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923 Item 79978 infoGreater Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - A Man's Life in a Suitcase

A Man's Life in a Suitcase John Edward Barry, Mexico, 1939 Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Text by Irene Hutchinson Images…