Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.
… could also play a guitar, an accordion or a fiddle. Music, including singing, provided family entertainment and fostered friendships throughout the…
… were the first social events, consisting of fiddle playing, dancing, and plenty of good food. The years progressed, and, as the population grew…