During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.
Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.
Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.
They formed roads called Peanut Butter Row and Stove Pipe Alley. Susan O'Neill documents that they have long lost the meaning of their names.
… branches which had the fruit as large as a common pipe stem." Below the apple, he wrote, "4 ft 8 1/2 inches high, Lowest branch 7 inches from the…