Collections of Maine Historical Society. Order a copy at, item #18723.

Workers stand outside the Pejepscot Paper Mill Company in Topsham in 1880. The building also is known as the “Bowdoin Mill.”

In commemoration of Maine’s bicentennial this year, The Forecaster is featuring historical highlights and artifacts from our communities’ past 200 years. This feature can be found in print and online every other week.