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These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


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Skowhegan Community History - Benedict Arnold's March

Benedict Arnold's March by Ben Axleman Benedict Arnold was a great man. He was extremely courageous, a brilliant leader, and extraordinarily smart.

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area by Lee Granville Near the border of Skowhegan lies a fertile piece of land along the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers.

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

The Skowhegan Island Skowhegan dam X Fishing on the Kennebec X by Kate Hodgdon, Scott Clarke, and Gus Hoy Skowhegan Island has been a…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Montpelier

Montpelier Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Mansion, Route 131, Thomaston, Maine 2008Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Hotels in Thomaston

Hotels in Thomaston Knox Hotel, Thomaston, ca. 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In addition to numerous boarding houses…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Ammunition Case

Ammunition Case The origins of this ammunition case are unknown. We could assume that it was taken from a soldier who fell during battle and was…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - About Us

About Us Text by Brian Sylvester The Thomaston team began meeting to discuss the Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP) in March of 2008.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

Sources Sources Used for this Exhibit Eaton, Cyrus History of Thomaston, Rockland, and South Thomaston, Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith & Co…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Maine State Prison

Maine State Prison Text by Margaret McCrea. Images from Maine Historical Society and the Thomaston Historical Society.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1940 to Present Day

1940 to Present Day Museum in the Streets, Thomaston, Maine 2003Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society During the 1940s through the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Paine House

The Paine House John Paine House, Thomaston, ca. 1950Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Shortly after his arrival in 1805, John…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Stimpson House

Stimpson House The Stimpson House, Thomaston, ca. 1960Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Captain John Bradford Rider, an…