Keywords: Cyrus J. Hall
A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.
Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."
Three of Richard’s children, Rufus, William and Cyrus, became major public figures. The King family prospered before the Revolutionary War.
… 3 other blocks to fill with electives and study halls. Now, as standards have been raised, everybody does some classes that are more difficult than…