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George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.
In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.
While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.
Judge George Thacher (1754-1824) Judge George Thacher, Biddeford, ca. 1820 Item 33979 infoMcArthur Public Library Biddeford’s second…
Judge George Thacher (1754-1824) Letter to George Thacher, 1789 Item 33706 infoMcArthur Public Library His nephew, Silas Lee, was also a…
Judge George Thacher (1754-1824) Thacher House, South Street, Biddeford, 1955 Item 33971 infoMcArthur Public Library Born April 12, 1754 in…