Keywords: The Arcadia
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Contributed by: Fort Kent Public Library
Date: circa 1900
Location: Fort Kent
Contributed by: Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society
Date: circa 1920
Location: Sullivan; Sorrento
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Domenico Tirabassi
Style: American Four Square
Use: Dwelling - Two family
Owner in 1924: Nils M Johnsen
Style: Shingle Style
Use: Dwelling - Single family
In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.
Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.
Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.
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Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 1994. Stimpson, Rita M. “The Little Iron Horse” www.canadianhorseracimghalloffame.com/standardbred/2001/…
… Washington Center, Dover, New Hampshire 03820: Arcadia Publishing, 1996 "Calcium Carbonate." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 24 Apr. 2011.
Around Hallowell. Dover New Hampshire: Arcadia Publishing, 1996. Chelsea Ferry work cited page Historical Hollowell. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Harris, Larry.