Woodland

St. Croix Paper Mill, Woodland, Me. 19A.

St. Croix Paper Mill, Woodland, Me.  19A.

About 1900 Sprague’s Falls on the St. Croix River, five miles north of Baring, was identified as an ideal location for a dam and a paper mill by a consortium of businessmen. The St. Croix Paper Company was formed

Opera House, Woodland, Me. 13X.

Opera House, Woodland, Me.  13X.

In 1907 and only two years from the time Woodland was a forested, largely uninhabited wilderness, Charles Murray, an immigrant from Italy, built the Woodland Opera House to provide the then boom town a venue for entertainment.