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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.
John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.
The pond was drained to the bottom in 2003. Cindy Turner is walking among the rocks with a bucket, looking for collectibles or other debris that had…
Turner-Morris marriage license, Swan's Island, 1910Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society One family story involves Laura Turner, an…