Keywords: 150 Years
One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.
In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.
… portion that remained was moved approximately 150 feet up the road. In 1916, Guilford citizens joyously celebrated the town’s 100th anniversary.
McKay raised somewhere between $150,000 and $250,000 (through a combination of stock sales and bootlegging ventures) and within five short months he…