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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… Academy Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893Item Contributed byBlue Hill Public Library Blue Hill Academy Ever since the…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

Captain John W. Kane, Blue Hill, ca. 1900Item Contributed byBlue Hill Historical Society According to the Maine Register of 1850, there were 13…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Before the 1800s, a salt works and two brickyards were built in East Surry. There was also a brickyard in Surry Village on Patten Bay, plus Newbury…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… that went up a steep incline and over Scottow's Hill, but the hill was so steep horses had to be switched at the top to complete the journey.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

Even though incorporated as a town in 1658, residents still identified themselves as being from Dunstan, Oak Hill, Pine Point or other neighborhood…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 3 of 4

… introduced large-scale diking to the marsh in the 1800s. As a businessman, along with William and Cyrus King, he headed the Scarborough Turnpike…

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Porter Memorial Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… the bustling agricultural hub it was in the 1800s, evidence of this important community characteristic can still be seen from many subtle vantage…