Photos and text describing the businesses in the center of Sargentville
Photos of and information about the store and merchandise sold by Wyer G. Sargent & Son
Photos of Esther Thwaites’ store at the corner of Reach Road and Caterpillar Hill Road. Building changes over the years.
General store on Reach Road owned by Horace Sr. & Katherine Wardwell.
Photos and text about Shore Road leading to the Sargentville Wharf. The wharf was a business center in the 1800s and much of the 1900s.
History of the wharf by Phillip Sargent and photos reflecting that history over time
Photos of Harding’s sail loft at the Sargentville wharf on Shore Road
Photos of lumber and grist mills in Sedgwick and Sargentville
Photos of oxen teams moving Harry Dority’s shop to a new private home site next to the library. Oxen teams were often hired to move building, rocks or other heavy objects.
Photos of the silver mine on Byard’s Point circa 1888 and the chimney that remained after the building burned
Article from March 1971 Down East Magazine, pp 44-47 by John Lee with detailed description of the Ice Works. (Article used with permission from Down East Magazine)
Excerpts from Maine Lake Ice Company marketing pamphlet.
Photos of and text about the Maine Lake Ice company
Description and photos of what little remains of the runways, equipment, ice houses and piers of the Maine Lake Ice Company.
History of the summer cottage Kill Kare and Camp Four Winds as shared by Catherine McNeal Larson, a direct descendant of the founders and builders
Scan of story by an unknown author about Fred Gower’s involvement with Alexander Graham Bell and the first experience with telephones in Sargentville/Sedgwick.
A hotel in the center of Sedgwick that catered to travelers. It burned to the ground in 1912.
A collection of the library’s vintage photos of small businesses
A brief biography and business flyer of Samuel Shorey who made and repaired carriages in Sedgwick.
Photos and text about the store on Caterpillar Hill owned by Jay and Grace Condon