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Keywords: Bath (Me.)

Historical Items

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Item 10277

North Company of Infantry roll, Bath, 1805-1815

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1805–1815 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Item 4193

Bath Iron Works, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 27937

Sagadahock National Bank, Bath, ca. 1876

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1876 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 84218

Cushing property, South shore, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles E Cushing Use: Bath House

Item 84226

Perry - Dirigo House property, S. Side, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Perry - Dirigo House Use: Bath House

Item 88583

Hughes property, Rear Beach Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William Hughes Use: Bath House

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109467

School Building for the City of Bath, 1899-1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1899–1915 Location: Bath Client: City of Bath Architect: Harry S. Coombs; Coombs, Gibbs and Wilkinson Architects

Item 109466

Cemetery Office Building for the City of Bath, 1919

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1919 Location: Bath Client: City of Bath Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Item 111886

John S. Hyde residence, Bath, 1913-1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913–1914 Location: Bath Client: John Sedgwick Hyde Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Sarah Sampson: Caring for Soldiers, Orphans

Sarah Sampson of Bath went to war with her husband, a captain in the 3rd Maine Regiment. With no formal training, she spent the next four and a half years providing nursing and other services to soldiers. Even after her husband became ill and returned to Maine, Sampson remained in the Washington, D.C., area aiding the sick and wounded.

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The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

"Welcome What do you get when you combine Bath history, curiosity, and technology with 60 seventh graders and their teachers from Bath Middle School…"

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

"… with 60 seventh graders and their teachers from Bath Middle School and two local experts from the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten…"

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

"… Newspapers: Bath Daily Tribune 1855-1858; Bath Independent 1879-1961; Bath Daily Times 1862-1967; Eastern Times 1850-1856; Times-Record…"

My Maine Stories

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Story

A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference

Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

Story

My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes