Keywords: Alexander, Frank
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Contributed by: Alexander-Crawford Historical Society
Location: Jacksonville; Crawford
Media: Photographic print
During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.
As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
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Railroad Frank Dyer, Strong, ca. 1930 Item 63559 infoStrong Historical Society Frank L. Dyer (1854-1932) served as the railroad station…
… (4) Percy M Brown, (5) Llewellyn Hartwell, (6) Frank H Smith, (7) Richard E Burns, (8) Frank E Howard, (9) C B Luce, (10) William H Allen, (11) A W…