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Rumford Area Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 4 of 4

… there would be no Rumford: PENNACOOK FALLS Rumford Falls Maine 1895Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society in the spring…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

SOURCES: Rumford Falls Times, August, 4, 1923 Rumford Falls Times, July 20, 1988 Poem by John McInnis Rumford Falls Times, November 29, 1929…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

Hugh J. Chisholm, Rumford, ca. 1920Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society The forward thinking Hugh J.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 2 of 4

The 10 mile distance from Rumford Point to Rumford Falls led to the building of the Kimball School at the Point.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

Rumford Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society Fun and recreational needs of the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s - Page 1 of 2

… Text By: Matt Kaubris Images provided by: Rumford Area Historical Society Rumford High School was built in 1969, with the first class…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Building Boom and Piers above the Falls

Weston & Nghia Ha Images contributed by Rumford Area Historical Society The pictures to the left show the use of piers and booms that were built in…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 2 of 2

The Rumford Falls Realty (an outgrowth of the Rumford Falls Power Company) was established to develop these residences.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 1 of 2

… the Rumford region: Rumford Falls Paper Company Rumford Falls Sulfite Company, Rumford Falls Publishing Company, Rumford Falls Boom Company…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 3 of 3

Sawyer, Sawyer & Moulton Copy of a Draft Contract between Rumford and Mexico Water District, Rumford, Maine…Contract for Stripping Basin Mt.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

Rumford Falls Looking South, 1916Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society It took eight years to quietly negotiate the purchase…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

In the spring of 1900, the new Bag Factory at Rumford Falls was started; in December of 1900, the bag machines from the New York plant were shipped…

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

SEE NOTE Dam Construction at Rumford Falls, ca 1895Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society A study was conducted in 1985…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 2 of 4

The Rumford Falls Power Co.'s ability to generate adequate power for the paper manufacture and all the residential homes and businesses in the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Buckfield

High School Portland and Rumford Falls Sunday Paper Train August 1898, BuckfieldItem Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - About the Project

Rumford Falls, Buckfield Railroad, ca. 1870Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society From the beginning, the RSU has endeavored to forge cohesion…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Ridlonville

… Historical Society Sources Remembering Ridlonville, Beverly Melanson Rumford Falls Times Society Dedicates Ridlonville Rock by Bruce Farrin

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… the river were the Rumford Falls Paper Company, Rumford Falls Power Company, and the Rumford Falls and Rangeley Lakes Railroad.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… in Byron? What’s the story of the Buckfield and Rumford Falls Railroad, or all those stagecoach lines that used to run hither and thither? What was…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

Harlow, Rumford Falls Times, February 15, 1940. "Mayor Park of Mexico Corner, Etched by a Globe Man," Boston Daily Globe, Sunday, July 20, 1890…

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Bridgton Historical Society

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

… schedule a Funeral Director to meet the train in Rumford to pick up his body. Arrangements were made for John to be buried in the family plot in…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

… Number Two (now known as Milton Plantation), Rumford, Jay, Hartford, and Sumner. It is a tradition here that Merrill Knight and Daniel Lunt, both…