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Keywords: Houlton

Historical Items

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Item 10912

Acrobatic act, Houlton Fair, 1914

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1914-08-25 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 15470

Charter members, Houlton Grange Roll Book, 1874

Contributed by: Houlton Grange Date: 1874-05-06 Location: Houlton Media: Paper

Item 10911

Flying Doordeens, Houlton Fair, 1914

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1914-08-25 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 32035

Assessor's Record, 7 Adams Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lydia J. Adams Estate Style: Utilitarian Use: Shed

Item 32036

11 Adams Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lydia J. Adams Estate Style: Greek Revival Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 32037

Assessor's Record, 9 Adams Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lydia J. Adams Estate Use: Garage

Exhibits

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Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Houlton Grange

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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Cary Library

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My Maine Stories

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The stories my parents told
by Henry Gartley

Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.

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Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s
by Doris Tardy

Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.

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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten