Keywords: Abandon quarries
Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.
… up temporary residence in the “Big House”--Swan’s abandoned mansion--a trend copied by many later settlers as they worked to build their own homes.