The Northern Maine, its Points of Interest and its Representative Business Men manuscript provides historical sketches of the nine towns featured within it’s embrace, as well as biographical sketches of the businesses and the men and women who owned and ran those businesses found within the towns of Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn, and Kingman.

1891 Northern Maine Business Directory

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Northern Maine - businesses and representative men

Surname Given Middle Occupation Business Name View Bio Town Other
Estes J. E. Attorney View Bio
Fisher W. H. Attorney View Bio
Roberts C. B. Attorney View Bio
Bank Aroostock Trust & Banking Co. View Bio
Bank The First National Bank View Bio Houlton
Bank Houlton Savings Bank View Bio Houlton
Bank Presque Isle National Bank View Bio
Lane G. W. Boots & Shoes View Bio
Tenney C. P. Boots & Shoes View Bio Houlton
Verplast Fred Boots & Shoes View Bio Houlton
Wingate J. H. Boots & Shoes View Bio
Cook Frank L. Books, Stationery & Fancy Goods View Bio
Books, Stationery & Fancy Goods Excelsior News Depot View Bio
Paul A. C. Books, Stationery & Fancy Goods View Bio
Runnals L. F. Books, Stationery & Fancy Goods View Bio Miss.
Berry H. O. Carriage Mfrs. View Bio
Bolster F. C. Carriage Mfrs. View Bio
Hilt J. G. Carriage Mfrs. J. G. Hilt & Son View Bio
Moody D. M. Carriage Mfrs. View Bio
Taber Silas W. Carriage Mfrs. View Bio
Weyman S. H. Carriage Mfrs. View Bio Wheelwright
Wheeler L. I. Carriage Mfrs. View Bio
Goodhue F. Crockery & Glassware View Bio
Jones H. E. Crockery & Glassware View Bio
Crockery & Glassware Raymond Company View Bio
Millar John A. Confectioners View Bio
Stetson G. Confectioners View Bio
Confectioners White Cousins View Bio
Druggists Danforth Drug Store View Bio
French O. F. Druggists View Bio
Druggists Fort Fairfield Drug Store View Bio
Hatheway H. J. Druggists View Bio
Pushor E. H. Druggists View Bio
Druggists Scates & Co. View Bio
Thayer H. B. Druggists View Bio
Tupper F. H. Druggists View Bio
Druggists Winn Drug Store View Bio
White S. L. Druggists View Bio
Barker Dentists View Bio Dr.
Greene H. A. Dentists View Bio
Small C. P. Dentists View Bio
Bradman J. A. Dry & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Bartlett G. E. Dry & Fancy Goods G. E. Bartlett & Co. View Bio
Clark E. C. Dry & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Frisbie H. T. Dry & Fancy Goods View Bio
French Dry & Fancy Goods French Brothers View Bio
Haynes C. A. Dry & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Judd L. S. Dry & Fancy Goods L. S. Judd & Son View Bio
Morse A. D. Dry & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Nickerson W. A. Dry & Fancy Goods View Bio
Dry & Fancy Goods Peoples Cash Store View Bio
Pipes W. R. Dry & Fancy Goods View Bio
Richards G. W. Dry & Fancy Goods G. W. Richards & Co. View Bio
Tenney Charles P. Dry & Fancy Goods View Bio Houlton
Bubar Goerge Flour, Grain & Feed View Bio
Haines W. A. Flour, Grain & Feed View Bio
Hockenhull Alfred A. Flour, Grain & Feed View Bio
Merritt E. Flour, Grain & Feed E. Merritt & Son View Bio Houlton
McGill Flour, Grain & Feed McGill Brothers View Bio
Smith Hiram Flour, Grain & Feed Hiram Smith & Co. View Bio
Furniture & Carpets Cutts & Scales Furniture Co. View Bio
Glidden B. B. Furniture & Carpets View Bio
Hill I. M. Furniture & Carpets I. M. Hill & Co. View Bio
Johnson D. E. Furniture & Carpets View Bio
Powers S. H. Furniture & Carpets View Bio
Lowney N. M. Fruit & Confectionery View Bio Mrs.
Martin N. H. Fruit & Confectionery View Bio
Cary A. C. General Merchandise View Bio
Clark J. A. General Merchandise View Bio
Estes General Merchandise J. E. & F. C. Estes View Bio
Ellis W. S. General Merchandise View Bio
Ervin T. N. General Merchandise View Bio
Greenwood F. A. General Merchandise View Bio
Gillin General Merchandise Gillin Brothers View Bio
Grimes E. P. General Merchandise View Bio
Hacker J. F. General Merchandise View Bio
General Merchandise Irving & Ricker View Bio
Johnson N. W. General Merchandise View Bio
Jarvis Henry General Merchandise View Bio
General Merchandise Lufkin & Holmes View Bio
General Merchandise Lane & Pearce View Bio
Leavitt E. G. General Merchandise View Bio Mrs.
Libbey W. H. General Merchandise View Bio
Lee A. J. General Merchandise View Bio
Newhouse O. General Merchandise View Bio
Osgood B. F. General Merchandise View Bio
Pinkham Meader B. General Merchandise View Bio
Putnam H. H. General Merchandise View Bio
Runnels B. F. General Merchandise View Bio
Smith G. W. General Merchandise View Bio
Small W. General Merchandise W. Smith & Co. View Bio
Taylor Samuel General Merchandise Samuel Taylor & Son View Bio
Barker Fred Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Bradbury H. C. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Bradbury Groceries & Provisions T. M. & J. Bradbury View Bio
Cook G. A. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Groceries & Provisions Cox & Graves View Bio
Frisbie Fred F. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Gould I. W. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Goodhue H. N. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Hopkins Groceries & Provisions Hopkins Brothers View Bio
Hone Groceries & Provisions Hone Brothers View Bio
Hayden H. G. Groceries & Provisions H. G. Hayden & Co. View Bio
Groceries & Provisions Hansen & Piltz View Bio
James F. A. Groceries & Provisions F. A. James & Co. View Bio
Kimball S. L. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Knight H. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Leonard Groceries & Provisions H. L. & F. A. Leonard View Bio
Miliar John A. Groceries & Provisions View Bio Wholesaler
Monahan Groceries & Provisions Monahan Brothers View Bio
Monson L. Groceries & Provisions L. Monson & Son View Bio
Michaud Ramain Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Stratton G. F. Groceries & Provisions G. F. Stratton & Co. View Bio
Smith M. C. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Groceries & Provisions Thurlough & Richards View Bio
Woodbury E. Groceries & Provisions E. Woodbury & Co. View Bio Houlton
Wilson C. H. Groceries & Provisions View Bio
Cutts C. D. Hardware, Paints & Oils View Bio
Fogg Almon H. Hardware, Paints & Oils Almon H. Fogg & Co. View Bio
Hall Joseph S. Hardware, Paints & Oils View Bio
Spaulding W. C. Hardware, Paints & Oils View Bio
Burnham J. E. Hotels & Restaurants View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants Collins House View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants Exchange View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants International House View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants Katahdin House View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants Lincoln House View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants Phair House View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants Snell House View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants Vaughan House View Bio
Hotels & Restaurants Vendome Hotel View Bio
Akerstrom J. A. Harness Mfrs. View Bio
Krikpatrick S. W. Harness Mfrs. View Bio
Lord S. F. Harness Mfrs. View Bio
Royal J. J. Harness Mfrs. View Bio Houlton
Grey James B. Horseshoers View Bio
Taber A. P. M. Horseshoers View Bio
Insurance Bradford, Gentle & Ludwig View Bio Houlton
Donnell W. C. Insurance View Bio
Perry H. O. Insurance View Bio
Runnels C. M. Insurance View Bio
Blackwell H. H. Jewelers View Bio
Carlton George Jewelers View Bio
Fowler C. H. Jewelers View Bio
Goodhue I. W. Jewelers View Bio
Jensen C. Jewelers View Bio
Osgood J. K. Jewelers View Bio
Piper Harrison Jewelers View Bio
White E. B. Jewelers View Bio Houlton
Collins S. W. Lumber Dealers S. W. Collins & Son View Bio
Dearborn A. B. Lumber Dealers View Bio
Grant Wilbur Lumber Dealers View Bio
Gould A. R. Lumber Dealers View Bio
Lumber Dealers Hathorn, Foss & Co. View Bio
Haines W. A. Lumber Dealers View Bio
Lowe J. R. Lumber Dealers View Bio Houlton
Merritt E. Lumber Dealers E. Merritt & Son View Bio Houlton
Phair T. H. Lumber Dealers View Bio
Weatherbee John A. Lumber Dealers John A. Weatherbee & Co. View Bio
Clark L. B. Leather Mfrs. L. B. Clark & Co. View Bio
Poor Henry Leather Mfrs. Henry Poor & Son View Bio
Clough L. T. Livery Stables View Bio Houlton
Cochran Isaac Livery Stables View Bio
Dorsey E. J. Livery Stables View Bio
James F. A. Livery Stables F. A. James & Co. View Bio
Redman H. C. Livery Stables View Bio
Esty W. H. Manufacturers Aroostock Homespurn Yarns View Bio
Getchell J. S. Manufacturers J. S. Getchell & Son View Bio Iron & Woodwork
Manufacturers Houlton Foundry & Machine Shop View Bio Houlton
Keaton M. M. Manufacturers View Bio Doors, sash, etc.
Roberts Joseph I. Manufacturers View Bio Planing Mill
Robbins Joseph B. Manufacturers View Bio Barrels
Amazeen S. D. Barber View Bio Houlton
Bryant L. C. 5 & 10 cents goods View Bio
Champion D. F. Electrician View Bio
Esmond H. P. Physician View Bio
Marble Houlton Marble Works View Bio Houlton
Laundry Houlton Steam Laundry & Dye House View Bio Houlton
School Mattanawcook Normal Academy View Bio
Wight A. E. Real Estate View Bio
York A. M. Agricultural Tools View Bio
Smith W. H. Printer View Bio
Cary L. K. Stoves, Ranges & Plumbing L. K. Cary & Co. View Bio
Smith A. M. Stoves, Ranges & Plumbing A. M. Smith & Co. View Bio
Smith Stoves, Ranges & Plumbing Smith Brothers View Bio
Stoves, Ranges & Plumbing Stinchfield & Fifield View Bio
Weatherbee E. A. Stoves, Ranges & Plumbing View Bio
Bartlett R. A. Millinery & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Bradman J. A. Millinery & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Clark E. C. Millinery & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Haynes C. A. Millinery & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Howard H. A. Millinery & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Ireland A. L. Millinery & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Millinery & Fancy Goods Jordan & Averill View Bio
Millinery & Fancy Goods Smith & Barto View Bio
Trask E. Millinery & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Morse A. D. Millinery & Fancy Goods View Bio Mrs.
Private School Ricker Classical Institute View Bio
Private School St. John School View Bio
Douglas E. E. Shingle Mfrs. View Bio
Howe Amasa Shingle Mfrs. View Bio
Holmes Albee Shingle Mfrs. View Bio
Robinson William Shingle Mfrs. View Bio
Wilson John Shingle Mfrs. John Wilson & Son View Bio
Boyle John Tailors & Clothiers View Bio
Tailors & Clothiers Littlefield & Co. View Bio
McCain A. Tailors & Clothiers View Bio Jr.
Tailors & Clothiers McNelly & McLellan View Bio
Tailors & Clothiers Presque Isle Clothing Co. View Bio
Slocomb W. W. Tailors & Clothiers W. W. Slocumb & Co. View Bio
Williams J. B. Tailors & Clothiers View Bio
Ross C. F. Tailors & Clothiers View Bio
Verplast Fred Tailors & Clothiers View Bio Houlton
Stetson G. Tailors & Clothiers View Bio
Winter Thomas Tailors & Clothiers View Bio
Carll C. J. Undertakers View Bio
Earle A. M. Undertakers View Bio
Hill I. M. Undertakers I. M. Hill & Co. View Bio
Glidden B. B. Undertakers View Bio
Johnson D. E. Undertakers View Bio
Undertakers Porter & Mills View Bio
Powers S. H. Undertakers View Bio
Bryson John Photographers View Bio
Merrill Guy W. Photographers View Bio
Soule A. N. Photographers View Bio
Smith F. S. Photographers View Bio
Wallace J. H. Photographers View Bio

 

Gallery of Photos

The gallery of photos contains pictures of the towns and scenery, most taken in 1891, and advertisements for various businesses as subscribed within the manuscript.

 

Source: Bacon, George F. Northern Maine, its Points of Interest and its Representative Business Men: Embracing Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn and Kingman. Newark, NJ: Glenwood Publishing Company. 1891.