Keywords: Sewer construction
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Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.
Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.
The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.
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In 1874, sewers came to Brown Street. Corey probably added a water closet and bathroom with running water.
… including upgrading of the water, electric and sewer systems and a new municipal building. This period of prosperity also led to the expansion and…
… town modernized, its infrastructure included a sewer system, an electric lighting system powered by a plant with two Edison dynamos, a bank…