Knox County Through The Eastern Eye

Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye: An Exhibit of Historic Photos from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Collection

Penobscot Marine Museum wishes to thank the generous sponsors who made this exhibit possible:

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Maine Community Foundation

Oakes Res., Appleton, Me

Oakes Res., Appleton, Me

The Oakes Mansion on Appleton Ridge, high above the village of McClain’s Mills (today’s Appleton Village), was constructed in 1896 in the shingle style by Francis Oakes »Read More

Bridge at Appleton, Me

Bridge at Appleton, Me

This view of Appleton Village looking east was taken from the lawn of the Fergus McLain House on Sennebec Road after one of the original wooden spans of the bridge was replaced by steel. »Read More

Post Office, Burkettville, Me

Post Office, Burkettville, Me

At the heart of the original town of Appleton, at the junction of the Burkettville Road (now Route 105) and Collinstown Road, was the once-busy village of Burkettville. »Read More

Main St., Camden, Me

Main St., Camden, Me

This photo shows downtown Camden viewed from the corner of Main Street and Atlantic Avenue. Horse carriages are visible on the dirt street as well as trolley tracks. »Read More