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Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
Location: Thomaston; Thomaston
Contributed by: Town of Topsham
Date: circa 1871
Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.
The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.
Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.
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… Serve: Hallowell Fireman's Association From bucket brigades to modern pumpers, the Hallowell Fireman's Association record is a distinguished one.
Basic Fire Fighting Technology Fire bucket, Union Fire club, Hallowell, 1801Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The oldest fire dousing…
Cindy Turner is walking among the rocks with a bucket, looking for collectibles or other debris that had sunk to the bottom of the pond.
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All
by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.
by Randy Randall
We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.
by Darrin MC Mclellan
Stories of growing up Downeast