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L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

… byMaine Historical Society The Sokokis/Saco main village is thought to be Sowocatuck, where modern day downtown Biddeford and Saco now stand, in…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - James Montgomery Flagg

… to Biddeford Pool as a " tiny Maine Fishing Village." He recounted that he wrote about local folks for a magazine article, thinking he was…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 2 of 2

… overlooking the harbor which would become the village of Biddeford Pool. Most of the settlers were employed farming, fishing or both.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford

… Contributed byMcArthur Public Library The village of Winter Harbor - west Saco was an increasingly dangerous place to live in the 17th and 18th…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 1 of 3

The shift from the Pool to Falls Village began in earnest. More entrepreneurs came to town, to lend their visions, enthusiasm, and indeed their names…

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

… shifting from Winter Harbor up the river to Falls Village. Prior to the building of the first bridge in 1758, the only way to cross the river was…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 1 of 2

… traveled up river and spent time among the native villages, where they were treated with kindness and generosity.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… settlement until after the Civil War, although Acadians had lived along the St. John River since 1650 and American settlers arrived in Houlton in…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… French and Indian War 1755 • British deport Acadians to Maine and other New England communities 1775 • Machias residents capture British ship…