Interested in old photos of Millinocket and the surrounding area? Curious about the beginnings of the Magic City? If so, perhaps some of the publications available through our store are for you.
Just received!! So You Live in Millinocket by Dorothy Bowler Laverty (1989), soft cover, $10.00 plus $3.00 SH. These are new books that have been in storage in the boxes as they originally came from the printer. All in great condition! In this book, the author discusses the architectural styles found in Millinocket and also includes some interesting tidbits of the town's history.
"Images of America - Millinocket" by David R. Duplisea (2008) soft cover. One of the Arcadia Publishing series, this book contains many vintage photos from the museum's collection. Books are $20.00 plus $3.00 SH.
"Millinocket - Magic City of Maine's Wilderness" by Dorothey Bowler Laverty (1973) soft cover. The original and only town history published to date, Laverty was long considered Millinocket's historian. It contains many early photos and an great description of the Great Northern Paper Company's beginnings and the growth of the town of Millinocket. These books are $25.00 plus SH.
2015 calendars are available now! $10.00 each, add $3.25 SH. The cover photo shows a 1950's Katahdin Avenue School flag ceremony on the front lawn. Other photos show Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, Little Italy and the mill, Penobscot Avenue and Great Northern Hotel in winter, Katahdin Rangers flag bearers in a parade and more.
Order your 2015 calendar by mail at: Millinocket Historical Society, PO Box 11, Millinocket, ME 04462 or pick up locally at the MHS museum, Pangburn's IGA or Levasseur's True Value.
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 calendars still available at $5.00 each (add $3.25 SH for mail orders). Available at new museum 80 Central Street, by mail or contact curator Trudy at 723-5477 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Great photos in all these older calendars!