By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.
… eliminated as a cargo item, the Reine Marie was towed from Portland to Thomaston and tied at Dunn and Elliot’s wharf, where she became a floating…
… Lore, Leaders, and Legacy 3-masted schooner towed by tug boat in Saco River, ca. 1910McArthur Public Library Shipyard stamp, Co.
Cliff" and the "Maude M. Morey" had been towed to Portland for repair. Both boats were bought by the government, hauled into the Casco Bay, and sank…