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

The Prince House Hezekiah Prince, Jr. House, Main Street, Thomaston, Maine 2008Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Hezekiah Prince…

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

The Humphrey House Humphrey House, Thomaston, ca. 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Howland Rogers was another builder…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Mall on West Main Street

The Mall on West Main Street South side of the Main Street Mall, Thomaston, Maine 2008Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In 1803…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox

Henry Knox Text by Lorna Berry Prescott and Ellen Dyer Images from the General Henry Knox Museum, the Thomaston Historical Society and the Maine…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Home

Home Welcome to the town of Thomaston's Cooperative History Project Site. Please visit one of our exhibits exploring the 200+ year history of…

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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 - General Henry Knox Museum

General Henry Knox Museum Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Museum www.knoxmuseum.org X General Henry Knox Museum PO Box 326 Thomaston, ME…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Building Boom, early 19th century

Building Boom, early 19th century Ship Samuel Watts, Rounding the Beacon, Thomaston, Maine 1970Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1870 to 1915

1870 to 1915 Watts Block, Thomaston, 1890Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Captain Watts constructed and presented the Watts…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Marion Sanborn

Marion Sanborn Three 10th grade students interviewed Thomaston resident Marion Sanborn, age 85, in the home of one of the students, on November…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Lime Works

Henry Knox: Lime Works Limestone quarry, Thomaston, ca. 1880 One hundred years after Henry Knox's involvement, lime quarrying was still an…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson Three 10th grade students interviewed Woodrow Wilson, age not known, at his home in Cushing.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Greenleaf Cilley

Greenleaf Cilley Greenleaf Cilley was born October 27, 1829 in Thomaston. He entered the service as a midshipman in February 26, 1841.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Carr O'Brien Block

The Carr O'Brien Block Prison Corner, Thomaston, ca. 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In 1852 Edward O’Brien and Benjamin…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - P.H. Tilson Death Notice

P.H. Tilson Death Notice P.H. Tilson died on July 21, 1861 at the Battle of Bull Run. The goal of the battle was to force the Confederates to…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding During and after the Civil War - 1861 to 1900

Shipbuilding During and after the Civil War - 1861 to 1900 Only the gunboat “Kennebec,” built by John Hilt, was launched in Thomaston during 1861 to…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Architecture in the 20th Century

Thomaston Architecture in the 20th Century Corner of Hyler and Green Streets, Thomaston, Maine 2009Item Contributed byThomaston Historical…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison is built - 1823 to 1824

… Prison is built - 1823 to 1824 Etching of Maine State Prison, Thomaston, Maine 1855Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society The…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Land Dealings

Henry Knox: Land Dealings Samuel Waldo, ca. 1750Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Henry Knox was lured to Thomaston by the land in…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Andrew Anderson

Andrew Anderson Three 10th grade students interviewed Andrew Anderson, age 85, at the retirement home he resides in, in Thomaston, on January 14th…

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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 - Henry Knox: Wharf, Store and Blacksmith Shop

Henry Knox: Wharf, Store and Blacksmith Shop Former site of Knox's wharf This 1946 inage shows the area at the foot of Wadsworth Street where…

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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…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825 Site of Vose's Wharf, Thomaston, Maine 2009Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Philip…