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Historical Items

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Item 5759

Reservoir on Bramhall's Hill, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Stereograph

Item 7895

Ripogenus Dam, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: T3 R11 WELS Media: Photoprint

Item 8977

North Channel Dam, Skowhegan, ca. 1902

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1902 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.

Site Pages

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

… New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future A historical town narrative Text by Kate Hall & Amanda Pingree Images from New Portland Historical…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

Bridges of West New Portland Text by Marilyn Gorman and Dianne Pease With Images from New Portland Historical Society Grist Mill Bridge: The Grist…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village Schools

North New Portland Village Schools Text by Marilyn Gorman and Dianne Pease With Images from New Portland Historical Society The North Village in New…

My Maine Stories

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A Story in a Stick
by Jim Moulton

A story about dowsing for a well in Bowdoin

Story

Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren
by Abbott Mosher

My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.