Keywords: City Point
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: City Point
Media: Ink and pencil on paper
Contributed by: Bangor Public Library
Date: circa 1870
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Owner in 1924: William H. Varney
Owner in 1924: Albert W. Quint
Use: Summer Dwelling
Owner in 1924: Helen Louise Coe
Use: Summer Dwelling
Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.
Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.
In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.
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… were carried by intense wind as far as Five Points in Biddeford. The flames threatened the Deering-Proctor Lumber Company as well as the Diamond…
At that point, Walter agreed not to sell his business, but would become an inactive partner and Arthur would take over the business.
The intersection still acts as the point of parting; to the east lies Woolwich, to the south Phippsburg, to the west, West Bath and Brunswick, and…
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Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement
by David Chessey
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by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima