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

The town retains a handful of 18th century structures and about 400 original 19th century structures - including Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… transporting of lumber for building ships in the 18th and 19th centuries, as a conduit for national and international commerce, as a watery road to…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding

… being constructed in Thomaston until the late 18th century. However, there is a high probability that a few industrious men with ability built…

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Historic Hallowell - History Celebrated, Threatened and Preserved

… district 85 per cent were built during the 18th and 19th centuries. Neither fire nor flood nor urban renewal have altered significantly this…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Fales Edgarton House

… ranging in construction dates from the late 18th century to the mid 19th century. It was a comfortable and proven style with which builders were…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Montpelier

Bullfinch’s travels to Europe in the late 18th century acquainted him with the Scottish architect Robert Adams, who popularized the Adamesque style…

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Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Resources and Links

… primarily on cartography of the Americas from the 18th and 19th centuries, but also has maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 65-83

… include: Abraham Lincoln Jefferson Davis 18th century Bangor announcements 1837 profile of Bangor Samuel Budge Nath Harlow Joseph Carr Phillip H…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

… Historical Society SInce arriving in the 18th century, Islesboro's early settlers depended on privately owned boats for transportation to the…

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Washburn-Norlands Living History Center

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Old York Historical Society

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Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Shipyards

… River was very important to Hampden during the 18th and 19th centuries, providing resources and jobs.

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Skyline Farm

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William Fogg Public Library

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford

By the end of the 18th century the logs were being sent down from Fryeburg and points north. Before 1800 there were 17 sawmills around the falls…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Expansion

… River was very important to Hampden during the 18th and 19th centuries providing resources and jobs.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Tuscan Opera House

This society became official in the 18th century in England, but its structure has roots that can be traced back to 13th century Europe.

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Davistown Museum

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Caribou Public Library

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes

… for land obtained from them in the 17th and early 18th centuries. Fishing weir, Bar Harbor, 1903Item Contributed byJesup Memorial Library…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Savage Family of Mount Desert

… family clans, most who settled in the mid-18th century and were immigrants of European descent.

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Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

… driving began in Maine on the Saco river in the 18th century. It was a way of transporting a large amount of logs to mills by floating them down…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Expansion

… River was very important to Hampden during the 18th and 19th centuries providing resources and jobs.