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Contributed by: Monson Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
Media: booklet/ink on paper
Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.
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.
The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.
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Josie is sitting on the barrel, Gladys Stinson Hall is standing next to her, Sam Stinson is seated and beside him is Lizzie Stinson Smith.
To the left, sitting on the ladder is J. A. Davidson, Supervisor. Submitted by: Zachery Pratt
On the left, there are people sitting/standing on the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad tracks. Submitted by: Paul Martin
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by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR
by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima