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Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives
Date: circa 1885
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: City Point; Hollis Center
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Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.
Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.
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.
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This watercolor picture of three kinds of hogs is done in Fisher's typical straightforward style.
This white wooden box has simple lines and form and is an example of the kinds of boxes he made and sold to add to the family's finances.
… be milled into flour, which greatly increased the kinds of food the settlers ate, as well as allowed them to store the flour for later use.
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by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25
How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.
by George A Smith
Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.
by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.