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Category: Economics, Industry, Furniture & woodworking

Historical Items

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Item 13493

Fryeburg Lumber Box Mill, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print

Item 16884

John, Esther and William Weeks, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Daguerreotype

Item 22407

Northern Wooden Ware Mill, Island Falls, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society Date: circa 1927 Location: Island Falls Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Cheese Factory

The Cheese Factory Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Return to Student Research Cheese/Pantry BoxItem Contributed byStrong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

Wood Products of Strong Text By: Carl Stinchfield and Dawn S. Pratt Return to Online Exhibits The importance of wood products to the Town of Strong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

Early Schools Text By: Kathy Lambert Return to Online Exhibits The early schools of Strong were called rural or district schools and were situated…