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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - About MCHP

About MCHP X About the Maine Community Heritage Project... The Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP), a partnership between Maine…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Exhibits

Online Exhibits Our MCHP Team has put together the following exhibits. We hope that you enjoy exploring them as much as we have enjoyed working on…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

And when the railroad entered West Farmington in 1859, Farmington’s agricultural landscape took another giant step.

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

… Italian immigrants who had been working on the railroad in Machias, were drawn to the project with promises of high wages.

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - "Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans" Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans View Immigration and Americanization slideshow Text by…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Along the Waterfront

Along the Waterfront X The Portland Press Herald and the Evening Express ran a regular column on what was going on on Portland's busy working…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection

Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection A Brief History of the Portland Press Herald Guy Gannett with Senator Frederick Hale, Portland…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

Aviation Biplane and pilots, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Aviation and news about…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

Icons & Influencers Charles Lindbergh, Scarborough, 1927Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Icons & Influencers…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Schooner Bowdoin, backing off the pier, Wiscasset, 1926 View the Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Slide Show Text…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography Eye In The Sky Slideshow In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

Sports High School Sports View a High School Sports Slideshow Sports, as in newspapers around the globe, occupied a prominent role in the…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - "Man on the Street"

"Man on the Street" Street scene, Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media The Portland…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - 1925 National Governors' Association Convention

1925 National Governors' Association Convention View the National Governors' Convention Slideshow, 1925 On Monday June 29, 1925, over 20 of…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

… National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs Power of Potential View the Maine Women's Business Convention Slideshow…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 2 of 2

Crime & Disaster This was the fourth school fire in Portland in 1921 and was of unknown origin. It started in the library, which did not have a…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 1 of 2

Crime & Disaster Crime & Disaster A selection of photographs relating to crime & disaster in the Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

Introduction of the two-foot gauge railroads allowed for the quick movement of timber south and tourists north.

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Guilford, Maine - The Next Fifty Years 1916-1966

… byGuilford Historical Society In 1958, the B & A Railroad discontinued passenger service. Piscataquis area schools formed in the name of…

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 2 of 2

The Bangor & Aroostook Railroad tracks are on the left. The first (closest) building on the right is M. Holbrook's Pool Hall and Bowling Alley.

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln House Hotel

In 1874, John H. Murray’s Great Railroad Circus came to Lincoln. In total there were 71 actors, and they all stayed at the hotel.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Our Shared History - Page 1 of 4

When railroad lines were established, in later years, villages grew where train depots were located.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

… the outbreak of the Civil War, the first electric railroad, noted floods, and descriptions of churches and schools.