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.
Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.
Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1832-1904), an…
… Description Annie Martin Snow (1855-1889) died on August 30, 1889, while visiting the home of her parents, Clara and John Martin, in…