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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

… the formation of the department on March 12, 1947. World War II Before December 7, 1941, most Surry citizens had no idea where Pearl Harbor was…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Leonard Trask, the Wonderful Invalid

He went to Byron, Maine to work as a logger for $12 a month for 2 1/2 months, then on to Massachusetts where he worked as a logger for $13 a month…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

… enlisted in the First Maine Cavalry in September 12, 1862. He was the son of Richard and Isabel Bangs of Strong. Mr. Bangs served in Company L.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

… the Lubec Herald’s front page for Wednesday, July 12 (no issue was published on July 5th), ““One of the features of the day was a Living Flag with…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Emerson Letter

After marching about 12 miles in a drenching rain, we arrived at the scene of action at about 3 p.m.

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

… to run the railroad until his death on March 12, 1868. The General’s heirs continued to “run the road” until the European and North American…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Expansion

Attendance peaked at 12,000 during some summer weekends. With the beginning of World War I and the new found interest in automobiles people started…

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

Dickenson, Bev. "Railroad Station." Lincoln News. 12 July 1979. Print. Fellows, Dana W. "Railroads and Stations." History of the Town of Lincoln.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

… was irregular, with school terms from six to 12 weeks at the start. Schools built at that time were usually one room, painted red, and stood at the…

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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

… and an additional vow of service on December 12, 1831, establishing the Sisters of Mercy. In 1837, the following was added to their public vows…

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

The hospital also referred 12,000 outpatients, treated 7,000 Emergency Room visits, and over 4,000 clinic visits.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

… school children in Grades Kindergarten through 12. Islesboro Central School, ca. 1955Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society At the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

Borns et. al. 2004, Putnam and Putnam 2009. TheYounger Dryas is a period of global or northern hemisphere intense cold, dating between 12, 300 and…

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Stockholm, Maine

… didn’t want to hunt because they would be out 12, maybe 14, hours a day. The new sport for winter was skiing. Some people made their own skis.

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

… engine was capable of a speed of up to 12 knots. Its regular route was the Providence – to – New York run.

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

Two young boys aged 12 and 16 remained all of that winter alone in the small dwelling. They trapped and hunted in order to survive and were much…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

12 Leavitt and No. 13 Brewer. So much for seedings.” An overconfident Bangor coach Roger Reed said before the tournament that he expected his team to…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

On January 12, 1789, Long Island, 700 Acre Island, Job’s Island, and the Lime Islands were incorporated under the name of Islesborough (spelling…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… rise of population until it peaked in 1960 at 12,886. More servicemen came to the area after the war when the Presque Isle Air Force Base received…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

City workers took a 12.5 percent pay cut, and Bangor actively sought participation in every federal program to spur employment.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… 18 to 40 entered the Union Army – one for every 12 inhabitants. On December 14, 1862, Albion K.P. Avery was killed in action at the Battle of…