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

Treasure Point Farm, St. George, Me

Treasure Point Farm, St. George, Me

Treasure Point has long been one of the choicest spots in Knox County. Trees now cover the property, but the area called “Waldo’s Reserve,” on early maps, used to have open fields and long views along the St. George River toward Thomaston. »Read More

Church, So. Thomaston, Me

Church, So. Thomaston, Me

Methodists became established in South Thomaston in the 1850s and for many years met in private homes and on the top floor of the Knox Hall, served by short-time ministers. »Read More

Cushing Road Bridge, Thomaston, Maine

Cushing Road Bridge, Thomaston, Maine

This bridge at the foot of Wadsworth Street in Thomaston was built from 1925 to 1928 and spans the Georges River, connecting the village to the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood and beyond to Cushing. »Read More

Toll Bridge, Thomaston, Me

Toll Bridge, Thomaston, Me

The bridge is known as the Lower Toll Bridge. The original toll bridge at this location was built in 1818 by Abel Hildreth, a local Thomaston carpenter and joiner, and replaced a ferry used until that time. »Read More

Harbor Scene, Thomaston, Me

Harbor Scene, Thomaston, Me

The Reine Marie Stewart, 1087 Tons, was a four-masted barkentine built in 1919 by Richard, Arthur and Frank Elliot of the Dunn and Elliot Company as a coal carrier. »Read More