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Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society
Date: circa 1920
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society
Location: Boothbay Harbor; Bath; Southport
Media: Glass Negative
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Owner in 1924: Virginia A. Wells
Use: Dwelling - Single family
Owner in 1924: Virginia C. Hamilton
Use: Summer Dwelling
Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.
George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.
Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.
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Other topics and people mentioned are: Excerpt from book about Virginia, South Carolina 1849 crime reports
… comments on, and instructions for the Polka, and Virginia Reel. He also provides images and profiles of: Mrs. Emily A. Mills L.
§ Wounded at Middletown, Virginia on May 31, 1862. § Taken prisoner in Middletown, Virginia on June 24, 1862. § Promoted to Major May 8, 1862.
My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All
by Katharine Cobey
Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes
by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima