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Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
Media: wood, ivory, metal
Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society
Location: New Sweden
Media: wood with ivory and metal
During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.
A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.
Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.
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Surveyor Survey Instrument, Blue Hill, 1809 Item 33926 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This survey instrument was handcrafted by Jonathan…
He even invented a musical instrument consisting of four sets of glass bottles with wax fillings. His musical expertise extended to repairing and…
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by Arthur Benedetto
I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers
by Ted Heselton
Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam
by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II