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

It is from this century of Thomaston’s development that so many prize architectural examples remain.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

Nineteenth Century 'Melissa Trask,' 1884Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Shipbuilding Seafaring enterprises played a major role in…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Early Twentieth Century Daily Living During the Jazz Age of 1920s, Surry had some specialized schools, including a dancing school and a singing…

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Tate House Museum

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

… Contributed byMaine Maritime Museum In the late 19th and early 20th century, theaters were becoming a new and exciting thing in most towns.

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Skowhegan History House

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Privy

… privy provided interesting insights about the mid 19th century neighborhood surrounding the Longfellow house.

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

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

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1970-1980 - Page 2 of 3

… "FELIX Portland." Several examples of mid 20th century fashions in the collection were originally sold at Felix Dress Shop, specializing in…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

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

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

Holt, Alfred T., 2000, “Bath Families of the 19th Century.” Longley, Diane G. and Whitney, Arlene L., 1996, “The People’s History of Bath…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

… of the businesses before Wilson's, in the late 19th century, was Annette's grocery store and another grocery store owned by Michael Gannet.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

The Church Block currently houses a printing company. The current owners of the printing company are Eric and Pamela Allen. Previously, Russell J.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… has become world-famous for its variety of 19th century architecture, and Centre Street remains the most direct way to Bath's vibrant downtown.

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

According to the census reports from the early 19th century, Phebe’s brothers were fishermen and farmers.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

For most of the 19th century one bank or another occupied the first floor of the Lincoln Block. The last bank to occupy the building was the First…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

… was the best architect in the State in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Front Street looking north from Arch Street, Bath, ca.

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

… settle 60 Protestant families, build 60 dwelling-houses and a meeting-house, and settle a minister within six years, or failing this, by March…

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

… the Story of Blue Hill Boom and Bust in the 19th Century The first harvest was old growth timber.

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Surry by the Bay - About The Project

… including a detailed, handwritten twentieth century census, photographs, scrapbooks, and town records.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

… summer vacationers to town toward the end of the 19th century. They were eager to leave behind them the heat and the seasonal epidemics of the…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Early Schooling School House, South Surry, 1900Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society In 1795, an East Surry schoolmaster went from log…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… brought him and many others so much joy over the centuries, the music that he hoped would survive for further generations to appreciate.

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Life on a Tidal River - Wheelwright Building, Bangor, 1948

During the 1940s the building housed a variety of retail businesses including Carroll Perfumer, Jake's Clothing Company, Progressive Business…