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Skyline Farm

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 1 of 3

Carroll's Auto Sales Presque Isle Historical Society Text by Chris, a Presque Isle Middle School student Images from the Presque Isle…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 3 of 3

Carroll's Auto Sales During World War II, General Motors was making just enough cars to stay in business because they were making tanks to help the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 2 of 3

Carroll's Auto Sales Back then an average truck cost about $1,700 dollars. One time the potato service bought about 25 farm trucks at once and…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… Native Americans The Deep History of Presque Isle Text by: David Putnam In 1978, as a result of the proposal to construct the Aroostook Centre…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Braden Theater

Braden Theater Text by Karlee and Laurin, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque Isle Historical Society X X The Braden…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad X Text by Chandler and Gabby, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from and the students X The B&A…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

National Community Christmas Tree - 1959 It has been a tradition for our President to light a national Christmas tree beginning in 1923 with…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Agriculture

Agriculture Agriculture has always been the key component of Presque Isle's economy. Whether as the source of necessary supplies for the lumber…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

History of Presque Isle Map of Presque Isle, ca. 1870Presque Isle Historical Society Text by: Kimberly R.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Grant Memorial United Methodist Church

Grant Memorial United Methodist Church Text by Emma and Hana, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from X X The current site of…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Sears and Roebuck Company Building

Sears and Roebuck Company Building Text by Logan and Tyler, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from X Sears and Roebuck Company is…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 1 of 3

Northern Maine Fair Memories Text by Krystal, a student at Presque Isle Middle School Images from the Presque Isle Historical Society by Dr.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 3 of 3

Northern Maine Fair Memories Presque Isle Historical Society She misses when all the families came and had a picnic lunch.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 2 of 3

Northern Maine Fair Memories Presque Isle Historical Society Some buildings that Dot’s construction company built for the Northern Maine Fair…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 1 of 4

Growing Up in Masardis Presque Isle Historical Society Text by Angela, a Presque Isle Middle School student Images from the Presque Isle…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 4 of 4

Growing Up in Masardis Presque Isle Historical Society To get money, she picked potatoes during harvest, and also she babysat.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 3 of 4

Growing Up in Masardis Until she and her brothers and sisters were old enough to pick potatoes, her mother and father would make her clothes.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 2 of 4

Growing Up in Masardis Presque Isle Historical Society When I asked if she had recess, I was shocked to realize that during the break they…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

Farm Life Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976Presque Isle Historical Society King Farm, Presque Isle, ca.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad and Maine Public Service Building

Aroostook Valley Railroad and Maine Public Service Building X Text by Jacob and Craig, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

Arthur R. Gould Arthur Robinson Gould was born in East Corinth (a small town just north of Bangor) on March 16, 1857.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library

Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library Text by Megan and Samantha, Presque Isle Middle School students Images from and the students X Before…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Links to Presque Isle History

Links to Presque Isle History Presque Isle Air Museum Presque Isle Airport, ca. 1937Presque Isle Air Museum Trans-Atlantic Balloon Site…