Carlton P. Fogg (1899-1972) was passionate about vocational and technical education. While teaching at the high school level in Waterville, Fogg's lobbying and letter-writing helped create the Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute in 1969.
The gunpowder mills at Gambo Falls in Windham and Gorham produced about a quarter of the gunpowder used by Union forces during the Civil War. The complex contained as many as 50 buildings.
The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.
Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890Item Contributed byMaine Historical…
Fritz John Johnson was born on March 24, 1899 in Sweden. Fritz moved to Swan's Island to work at the quarry, and married Evelyn Lora Martin in 1922.