Research Links

 
Some Helpful Links
Area Research Guide
      1. Carthage: Carthage Historical Society: Nancy Blodgett, (207) 562-7762; E-mail: nsb@myfairpoint.net
      2. Dixfield: Ludden Memorial Library: Peggy Malley, Librarian, (207) 562-8838, E-mail: peggy.malley@ludden.lib.me.us or write to PO Box 805, Dixfield, ME 04224; Dixfield Historical Society: 63 Main St., PO Box 182, Dixfield, ME 04224, or Donna Towle, (207) 562-7595
      3. Farmington: Farmington Public Library: (207) 778-4312, Web: http://www.farmington.lib.me.us ; UMF Mantor Library: (207) 778-7210, E-mail: webmantor@umf.maine.edu ; Web: http://ww.maine.edu ; Farmington Historical Society: Titcomb House, Octagon House, North Church, FMI: Claudia Bell, (207) 778-3125 or Dan Maxham (207) 491-8635. E-mail: titcombhouse3@gmail.comFamily History Center: Woodfield Dr., Farmington, (207) 778-4038 or Sonja Godbout (207) 778-2857
      4. Jay: Jay Historical Society: Dorothy White, Pres., (207) 897-4876 or (207) 645-2732, or write to PO Box 208, Jay, ME 04239. Archival material may be seen by appointment. Holmes-Crafts Homestead: Open by appointment. Dorothy White, Pres. (207) 897-4876 or (207) 645-2732. or write to PO Box 208, Jay, ME 04239
      5. Kingfield: Webster Free Library: Julia Bouwsma, Librarian, PO Box 518, Kingfield, ME 04947, (207) 265-2052 Stanley Museum: School St., Peppie Smith, PO Box 77, Kingfield, ME 04947, (207) 265-2729; Kingfield Historical Society: Write to PO Box 238, 45 High St., Kingfield, ME 04947, K. Burbank, (207) 678-2877, E-mail: kbrownburbank@gmail.com  or Becky Brown, (207) 265-4332
      6. Livermore: Livermore Public Library: 22 Church St., Penny Brown, Librarian, (207) 897-7173, E-mail: pbrown@livermore.lib.me.us ; Web: http://www.livermore.lib.me.us ; Norlands Living History Center: Norlands Road, Livermore was once home to the famous Washburn family. It is a working farm with six buildings full of local history of the town and the Washburn family during that period, (207) 897-4366, E-mail: norlands@norlands.org, or write to 290 Norlands Rd., Livermore, ME 04253; Web: http://www.norlands.org
      7. Livermore Falls: Livermore/Livermore Falls Historical Society: FMI: Muriel Bowerman, Pres., (207) 897-4695, E-mail: babmmb@midmaine.com, or write to 34 Bowles Rd.,  Livermore, ME 04253;  Treat Memorial Library: FMI: Myra Rosenbaum, Library Director, E-mail: treatdirector@treat.lib.me.us or write to 56 Main St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254, (207) 897-3631, Web: http://www.treat.lib.me.us
      8. Mt. Vernon: Dr. Shaw Memorial Library: Alice Olson, Librarian, 35 Demariano Rd., Mt. Vernon, ME 04352, or (207) 293-2565; E-mail: DrShaw@shaw.lib.me.us
      9. New Portland: New Portland Historical Society is inactive at this time. Marilyn Gorman, Town Historian, will be glad to assist anyone, and she has access to the Historical Society materials. FMI: (207) 628-3532, or write to PO Box 141, New Portland, ME; New Portland Community Library: Sheila Atwood, librarian, (207) 628-6561, or write to 899 River Rd., New Portland, ME
      10. New Vineyard: New Vineyard Historical Society: FMI: Elaine Wells, (207) 778-2106, E-mail: ewells2@myfairpoint.net or Pres. Suzee Woods, (207) 578-8308, E-mail: woods@hotmail.com ; New Vineyard Public Library: Karin Schott, Librarian, (207) 652-2250, E-mail: newvineyardlibrary@yahoo.com or write to PO Box 255, New Vineyard, ME 04956
      11. New Sharon: New Sharon Library: Diane Oliver, Librarian (207) 779-1128; E-mail: nsl-do@newsharon.lib.me.us, or write to PO Box 61, 37 Pump House Rd., New Sharon, ME 04956; New Sharon Historical committee: Contact 11 School House Lane, PO Box 7, New Sharon, ME 04955, (207) 778-4046, open Wed. 5:00-7:00 pm or by appointment.
      12. North Jay Village: Jay-Niles Memorial Library: Tamara Hoke, Library Director, (207) 645-4062, E-mail: thoke@jaynileslibrary.com or write to PO Box 5008, North Jay, M04262; Web: http://www.jaynileslibrary.com 
      13. Phillips: Phillips Library: Whittemore Building, Hedy Langdon, (207) 639-2665, E-mail: hlangdon@phillips.lib.me.us ; Phillips Historical House: Pleasant St., PO Box 216, Phillips, ME 04966,         D. Atkinson (207) 639-3111,  E-mail: n1dhg@tds.net ; also E-mail: secretary@srrl-rr.org (207) 639-2228; Web: http://www.srrl-rr.org/histsoc.htm.
      14. Rangeley: Rangeley Library: Janet Wilson, Librarian, (207) 864-5529 or write to Box 1150, Rangeley, ME 04970, E-mail: info@rangeleylibrary.com ; Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society: Main St., contact Bill Pierce, E-mail: wapierce1@gmail.comOutdoor Heritage Museum: PO Box 521, Rangeley, ME 04970, (207)864-3091, contact Bill Pierce, E-mail: wapierce1@gmail.com or info@rangeleyoutdoormuseum.org
      15. Stratton/Eustis: Stratton/Eustis Library: Librarian, Wendy Boyle, (207) 246-4401 or write to PO Box 350, Stratton, ME 04982; Web: http://www.stratton.lib.me.us ; Dead River Area Historical Society: Stratton: Mary Henderson, (207) 246-2271, E-mail: oldyhen@tds.net, or write to PO Box 15, Stratton, ME 04982
      16. Strong: Forster Memorial Library: Erika Ouellette, Librarian, (207) 684-4003, or write to PO Box 629, Strong, ME 04983, E-mail: stronglibrary@strong.lib.me.us; Strong Historical Society: Hammond House, 79 No. Maine St., Strong, ME 04983, contact Carl Stinchfield (207) 684-3613, E-mail: tata_Strong@hotmail.com
      17. Temple: Temple Historical Society: 2 Day Mountain Rd., PO Box 375, Temple, ME 04970; Jean Mitchell (207) 778-2462
      18. Weld: Weld Historical Society: in 3 period buildings, Route 156, Weld Village. The Museum House c. 1842, Town House c. 1845, and Doctor’s Office c. 1881. FMI: Sean Minear, (207) 585-2542 or write to PO Box 31, Weld, ME 04285; Weld Free Public Library: Church St., PO Box 120, Weld, ME 04285, Wendy Ames, Librarian, (207) 585-2439, E-mail:weldlibrary@weld.lib.me.us
      19. Wilton: Wilton Free Library: Jennifer Scott, (207) 645-4831, Main St., E-mail: director@Wilton-free.lib.me.us., or write to PO Box 454, Wilton, ME 04294; Web:http://www.wilton-free.lib.me.us ; Wilton Historical Society Farm & Home Museum: FMI: Pam Brown, (207) 645-2091, Al Kaplan, (207) 491-5996 or write to Wilton Historical Society, PO Box 33, Wilton, ME 04294; Web: http://wiltonmaine.org and http://thewiltonfarmandhomemuseum.org/http://thewiltonfarmandhomemuseum.org/

Sandy River Valley Chapter of MGS meets at 10:00 the first Saturday (not July, August or December) usually at the Farmington Public Library.    sandyriver.maineroots.org