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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Date: circa 1908
Location: New Smyrna
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Media: Glass Negative
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Owner in 1924: Sarah H Soule
Use: Dwelling - Single family
Owner in 1924: Mabel R. Washington
Use: Summer Dwelling
George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.
Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.
The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.
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… Family Hotel Page Images -III Alba Court Inn, New Smyrna, Florida, ca. 1908 Item 81786 infoMount Desert Island Historical Society
Roger flew this plane from Florida to Presque Isle air base after being stationed in Florida after WW II.
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by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR