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History of Gardiner, Maine, USA

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Gardiner, Maine, USA

Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine, USA

One of the first workable steam automobiles in America was built in Gardiner, Maine in 1858.




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  • 1854 - Gardiner
    Gardiner, a post-village of Kennebec county, Maine, on the right bank of Kennebec river, at the head of ship navigation, and on the Kennebec and...Read MORE...


  • News 1865 - Fire at Gardiner, Maine
    Gardiner, Thursday, July 6.

    The extensive Jarvis Steam Tannery, with all its stock of bark, &c., was destroyed by fire this noon; loss $20,000;...Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - Schoolhouse Fire
    AUGUSTA, Me., Nov. 8.
    The Lyccum building, at Gardiner, used as the schoolhouse for the highschool, was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. The...Read MORE...


  • News 1882 - A GREAT FIRE IN GARDINER, ME
    SIXTY DWELLINGS AND MANY MILLS DESTROYED - THE LOSS VERY HEAVY.

    GARDINER, Me., Aug. 7. - The most extensive conflagration that ever visited...Read MORE...


  • News 1886 - A BIG FIRE IN MAINE
    ICEHOUSES AND OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED - LOSS $250,000.

    GARDINER, Me., June 7. - A most disastrous fire, causing the loss of nearly $250,000 worth...Read MORE...


  • 1886 - Gardiner
    Gardiner, in the southern part of Kennebec County, is situated on the western bank of the Kenneec River about 25 miles from the sea. The Kennebec...Read MORE...


  • 1889 - Gardiner
    In this State of magnificent rivers, the Kennebec has been widely regarded as unsurpassed for its beauty, and the power and charms of the towns and...Read MORE...


  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    The "Castle", One of the Oldest Buildings
    Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY
    1889
    Artwork
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Water St., Looking East
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Gardiner Paper Mills, Gardiner, Me.
    Postcard
  • 1895 - Gardiner
    Gar/ diner, city of Kennebec co, Me, on the W. bank of the Kennebec River, at the mouth of the Cobbosseecontee River, and on the Maine Central...Read MORE...


  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Depot Square
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Johnson House and Opera House, Water St.
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    First Baptist Church and Parsonage, Gardiner, Me.
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Snow-Hazzard Co. Shoe Factory
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Water Street, 1905
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Episcopal Church
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Lake Cobbosseecontee, near Gardiner, Maine
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Steamer Landing
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Commonwealth Shoe Factory
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Johnson House
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Hollingsworth & Whitney and S.D. Warren Paper Mills, 1908
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    P.O. Block
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Water Street, looking West
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Hollingsworth & Whitney Paper Co. Mill
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Bridge Street
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Congregational Church
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    View up River, Main Ave.
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Mount Tom, Oakland's Estate
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    The Park
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Canning Factory
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    The Paper Mills
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Gardiner-Randolph Bridge
    Postcard
  • News 1912 - FIRE DESTROYS MILL
    Gardiner, Me., June 18 - Fire today destroyed the mill of the Oakland Manufacturing Co. Woodworkers and dealers in Southern lumber, and two adjoining ...Read MORE...


  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Dam at Paper Mills, Cobossee Stream, 1912
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Gardiner, a city of Kennebec co., Me., on the W. bank of the Kennebec River, at the mouth of the Cobbosseecontee River, and on the Maine Central R.,...Read MORE...


  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1917
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Church of the Nazarene
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    High School
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Shrine Club, 1920
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Public Library
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    M.C.R.R. Depot, 1925
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Hazzard Shoe Factory, 1934
    Postcard
  • Gardiner, Maine, USA
    Gardiner Shoe Company
    Postcard


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Gardiner, Maine, USA
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The "Castle", One of the Oldest Buildings
Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY
1889
Artwork

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Water St., Looking East
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Gardiner Paper Mills, Gardiner, Me.
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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First Baptist Church and Parsonage, Gardiner, Me.
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Depot Square
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Johnson House and Opera House, Water St.
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Snow-Hazzard Co. Shoe Factory
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Water Street, 1905
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Episcopal Church
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Lake Cobbosseecontee, near Gardiner, Maine
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Steamer Landing
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Commonwealth Shoe Factory
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Johnson House
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Hollingsworth & Whitney and S.D. Warren Paper Mills, 1908
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
P.O. Block
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Water Street, looking West
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Hollingsworth & Whitney Paper Co. Mill
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Bridge Street
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Congregational Church
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
View up River, Main Ave.
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Mount Tom, Oakland's Estate
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
The Park
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Canning Factory
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
The Paper Mills
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Gardiner-Randolph Bridge
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Dam at Paper Mills, Cobossee Stream, 1912
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1917
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Church of the Nazarene
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
High School
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
Shrine Club, 1920
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Public Library
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
Pinterest
M.C.R.R. Depot, 1925
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Hazzard Shoe Factory, 1934
Postcard

Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Gardiner Shoe Company
Postcard
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History and News of Gardiner, Maine, USA

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  • 1854 - Gardiner
    Gardiner, a post-village of Kennebec county, Maine, on the right bank of Kennebec river, at the head of ship navigation, and on the Kennebec and... Read MORE...

  • News  1865 - Fire at Gardiner, Maine
    Gardiner, Thursday, July 6.

    The extensive Jarvis Steam Tannery, with all its stock of bark, &c., was destroyed by fire this noon; loss $20,000;... Read MORE...

  • News  1869 - Schoolhouse Fire
    AUGUSTA, Me., Nov. 8.
    The Lyccum building, at Gardiner, used as the schoolhouse for the highschool, was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. The... Read MORE...

  • News  1882 - A GREAT FIRE IN GARDINER, ME
    SIXTY DWELLINGS AND MANY MILLS DESTROYED - THE LOSS VERY HEAVY.

    GARDINER, Me., Aug. 7. - The most extensive conflagration that ever visited... Read MORE...

  • 1886 - Gardiner
    Gardiner, in the southern part of Kennebec County, is situated on the western bank of the Kenneec River about 25 miles from the sea. The Kennebec... Read MORE...

  • News  1886 - A BIG FIRE IN MAINE
    ICEHOUSES AND OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED - LOSS $250,000.

    GARDINER, Me., June 7. - A most disastrous fire, causing the loss of nearly $250,000 worth... Read MORE...

  • 1889 - Gardiner
    In this State of magnificent rivers, the Kennebec has been widely regarded as unsurpassed for its beauty, and the power and charms of the towns and... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Gardiner
    Gar/ diner, city of Kennebec co, Me, on the W. bank of the Kennebec River, at the mouth of the Cobbosseecontee River, and on the Maine Central... Read MORE...

  • News  1912 - FIRE DESTROYS MILL
    Gardiner, Me., June 18 - Fire today destroyed the mill of the Oakland Manufacturing Co. Woodworkers and dealers in Southern lumber, and two adjoining ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Gardiner, a city of Kennebec co., Me., on the W. bank of the Kennebec River, at the mouth of the Cobbosseecontee River, and on the Maine Central R.,... Read MORE...

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