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Category: Nature & Geography, Natural Features, Rivers & Streams

Historical Items

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Item 1446

Sebec River, Milo, 1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1954 Location: Milo Media: Photographic print

Item 6388

Bucksport, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Buck Memorial Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 6694

Taylor Brook, Auburn, 1918

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: 1918 Location: Auburn Media: Photographic print


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Student Exhibit: Ice Harvesting

Ice Harvesting was a big industry on the Kennebec River. Several million tons of ice could be harvested in a few weeks. In 1886 the Kennebec River topped the million ton on ice production.


High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.


The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Resources and Links

… Historic Hallowell Resources and Links More information about the history of Hallowell can be found in the collections of the Hubbard Free Library…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Comparisons

Ice Storm Comparisons The ice storm of 98 hit Hallowell very hard. Recently Iowa had an ice storm, these storms were similar.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

Hallowell Ship Captains John Agry, Sea Captain, Hallowell, ca. 1801Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Captain John Agry was born in 1763.

My Maine Stories

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Hand carrying water in Marshfield
by Dorothy Gardner

Ways of getting water in rural Maine. From fetching water from a stream to having a well.