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  • Auburn was first settled in 1786 as part of Bakerstown

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1835 - “The factory system of making shoes was originated in Auburn in 1835.”
    Brunelle, Jim. Maine Almanac. Augusta: Guy Gannett Publishing Company. 1978.
    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/auburn/

  • 1852 - Auburn annexes land from Poland

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/auburn/

  • 1854 - Auburn
    Auburn, a post-township of Cumberland co. Me., on the Androscoggin river and the Androscoggin and Kennebec railroad. Pop. 2840.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • News 1868 - Shoe Business Thriving
    The shoe business in Auburn, Me., is said to be now far more lively than it has been at any time for six months. All the manufacturers are busy, and...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - Killed by Grapes
    A child in Auburn, Me., died, a few days since, from swallowing the stones and skins of grapes.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    October 9, 1870

  • 1873 - Auburn annexes land from Minot

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/auburn/

  • News 1878 - Bank Problems
    A Lewiston, Maine, telegram says the Auburn Savings Bank has called a meeting of the depositors to decide what action shall be taken regarding the...Read MORE...


  • 1889 - Auburn
    Some cities are remarkable for the enterprise and progressiveness which characterizes their citizens; some for the natural commercial advantages...Read MORE...


  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    County Court House and Jail
    Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1889
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Bridge Between Lewiston and Auburn
    Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1889
  • 1895 - Auburn
    Auburn, a city and the capital of Androscoggin co., Me, is on the west bank of the Androscoggin River, and on the Maine Central Railroad, 35 miles N. ...Read MORE...


  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Head Gates & Dam of Lewiston & Auburn Electric Light Co., Auburn, Maine
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Auburn side of Falls, Auburn, Me.
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Corner Turner & Pleasant St.
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Court Street, 1904
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Cushman & Hollis Shoe Factory and Free Baptist Church
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Webster Grammar School
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Court St. from Main, 1905
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Lake Auburn
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    National Shoe and Leather Bank
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Edward Little Park
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Field Bros. and Gross Shoe Factory, 1907
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Edward Little High School, 1907
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Auburn Public Library, 1907
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Court Street and Baptist Church
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Goff Block, Court Street
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Main Street
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Court Street, looking East, 1910
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Fire Station, Auburn, Me. showing Fire Department
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Auburn Grange, E. Auburn, Me.
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Lake Grove House, East Auburn, Me., 1910
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Main Street and Rock Block, 1910
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Corner Court and Main Street
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Elm House, 1912
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Court and Lake Streets
    Golf Hill, Auburn, Maine
  • 1916
    Auburn, a city and the capital of Androscoggin co., Me., is on the west bank of the Androscoggin River and on the Maine Central R., 34 miles N. of...Read MORE...


  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Auburn Home for Aged Women
  • Auburn, Maine, USA
    Little Androscoggin Bridge, 1921
  • News 1933 - 1500 HOMELESS AT AUBURN; FLAMES DESTROY 248 BUILDINGS IN MAINE CITY
    Auburn, Me., May 16. (AP) - Restoration of a gaping hole in its New Auburn section where 248 buildings including the homes of one-twelfth of the...Read MORE...




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County Court House and Jail
Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1889

Auburn, Maine, USA
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Bridge Between Lewiston and Auburn
Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1889

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Auburn side of Falls, Auburn, Me.

Auburn, Maine, USA
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Head Gates & Dam of Lewiston & Auburn Electric Light Co., Auburn, Maine


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Corner Turner & Pleasant St.

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Court Street, 1904

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Cushman & Hollis Shoe Factory and Free Baptist Church

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Webster Grammar School

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Court St. from Main, 1905

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Lake Auburn

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National Shoe and Leather Bank

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Edward Little Park

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Field Bros. and Gross Shoe Factory, 1907

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Edward Little High School, 1907

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Auburn Public Library, 1907

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Court Street and Baptist Church

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Goff Block, Court Street

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Main Street

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Corner Court and Main Street

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Court Street, looking East, 1910

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Fire Station, Auburn, Me. showing Fire Department

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Auburn Grange, E. Auburn, Me.

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Lake Grove House, East Auburn, Me., 1910

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Main Street and Rock Block, 1910

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Elm House, 1912

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Court and Lake Streets
Golf Hill, Auburn, Maine

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Auburn Home for Aged Women

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Little Androscoggin Bridge, 1921
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  • Auburn was first settled in 1786 as part of Bakerstown

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1835 - “The factory system of making shoes was originated in Auburn in 1835.”
    Brunelle, Jim. Maine Almanac. Augusta: Guy Gannett Publishing Company. 1978.
    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/auburn/
  • 1852 - Auburn annexes land from Poland

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/auburn/
  • 1854 - Auburn
    Auburn, a post-township of Cumberland co. Me., on the Androscoggin river and the Androscoggin and Kennebec railroad. Pop. 2840.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • News  1868 - Shoe Business Thriving
    The shoe business in Auburn, Me., is said to be now far more lively than it has been at any time for six months. All the manufacturers are busy, and... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - Killed by Grapes
    A child in Auburn, Me., died, a few days since, from swallowing the stones and skins of grapes. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    October 9, 1870
  • 1873 - Auburn annexes land from Minot

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/auburn/
  • News  1878 - Bank Problems
    A Lewiston, Maine, telegram says the Auburn Savings Bank has called a meeting of the depositors to decide what action shall be taken regarding the... Read MORE...

  • 1889 - Auburn
    Some cities are remarkable for the enterprise and progressiveness which characterizes their citizens; some for the natural commercial advantages... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Auburn
    Auburn, a city and the capital of Androscoggin co., Me, is on the west bank of the Androscoggin River, and on the Maine Central Railroad, 35 miles N. ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Auburn, a city and the capital of Androscoggin co., Me., is on the west bank of the Androscoggin River and on the Maine Central R., 34 miles N. of... Read MORE...

  • News  1933 - 1500 HOMELESS AT AUBURN; FLAMES DESTROY 248 BUILDINGS IN MAINE CITY
    Auburn, Me., May 16. (AP) - Restoration of a gaping hole in its New Auburn section where 248 buildings including the homes of one-twelfth of the... Read MORE...

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