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    Poland Spring Bottling Museum 08/21/2022 - Andree Kehn/Sun Journal | of | Share this photo

    The original bottling room has been preserved at the Poland Spring Bottling Museum. The building is on the National Register of Historic Properties and contains much of the original tiling and fixtures.

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    Artifacts from Poland Spring Water throughout the ages are displayed in the Poland Spring Bottling Museum.

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    The original showers at the Poland Spring bottling plant are preserved in the museum. Workers were required to shower at the start of each shift to maintain the cleanliness standards the company set.

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    This is the Poland Spring Source Building and Historic Bottling Museum, constructed in 1907 by Hiram Ricker and Sons Co. It was a state-of-the-art bottling plant and spring house with glass and silver piping, and even featured showers for the workers to use prior to beginning their shift.

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    Poland Spring Bottling Museum 08/21/2022 - Andree Kehn/Sun Journal | of | Share this photo

    A children's area has recently been added to the Poland Spring Bottling Plant Museum in Poland Spring. Jackson Hall, 6, wears one of the child-sized lab coats and totes around plastic Poland Spring bottles.

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    Jackson Hall, 6, plays on a train in mid-August at the Poland Spring Bottling Museum in Poland Spring. The museum recently added the children's area.

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    Poland Spring Bottling Museum 08/21/2022 - Andree Kehn/Sun Journal | of | Share this photo

    A bubbling spring of water is showcased in the Poland Spring Bottling Musum.

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    Jackson Hall, 6, plays with the interactive bottling exhibit in mid-August at the Poland Spring Bottling Museum in Poland Spring. The museum recently added a children's area.

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    Poland Spring Bottling Museum 08/21/2022 - Andree Kehn/Sun Journal | of | Share this photo

    Artifacts from Poland Spring Water throughout the ages are displayed in the Poland Spring Bottling Museum.

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    Mae West's portrait hangs in the Poland Spring Bottling Museum in a gallery of famous visitors. West was once a spokesperson for Poland Spring Water, and is quoted as saying "Is that a bottle of Poland Spring in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?"

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    The Harley family of Newburyport, Massachusetts, exits The Source Building in mid-August, which houses the original bedrock Poland Spring spring.

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    Chantal Durocher measures herself in mid-August against a stream gauge, used to measure how deep water is in a stream, much to the delight of her grandchildren. The family was visiting from New York State.

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    Poland Spring Bottling Museum 08/21/2022 - Courtesy Poland Spring Preservation Society | of | Share this photo

    The Poland Spring House as shown in 1876. It eventually comprised over 350 guest rooms, a barber shop, dance and photography studios, pool room, music hall, bowling alley, dining facilities, fire sprinkler system and elevators, serving as the crown jewel of the resort grounds.

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