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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 1 of 2

The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation Overwhelmingly dedicated to independence from Britain, Mainers quieted any murmurs of…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 2 of 2

The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation The committee sent a similar address to the citizens of Maine urging them to support…

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

Later, after the American Revolution, the cutting, sawing and transporting of enormous amounts of both pine and spruce boards began.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers

… history, from the time of the American Revolution to recent history -- giving just a taste of the city's richly varied citizenship.

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

Biddeford was a solidly Whig town, and Tory residents didn‘t remain in town long. The citizens of Biddeford proclaimed their support of the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

2010. Collection abstract at the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Ma.: American Antiquarian Society. Web.

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Skowhegan Community History - Lakewood Theater

In previous years, it had been a Native American settlement. Later that year, the park became formally known as Lakewood Theater.

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

… Society by Dana Bulba The Abenaki Native Americans lived peacefully in Norridgewock and the surrounding areas before the Europeans came and…

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

Skowhegan Island provided an important stopping place for the Native Americans. It was a place where they could fish, plant corn, and harvest corn on…

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

… Biddeford, 1818McArthur Public Library After the Revolution was fought and won, life began again in Biddeford, along with another period of growth.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

"Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club "Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930Biddeford Historical…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 5 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Plan of Lands of Saco Water Power Co.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 17 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Civil War Veterans of Biddeford, 1916McArthur Public Library Reality…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 1 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Biddeford and Saco downtowns, ca. 1870McArthur Public Library By Paige S.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 7 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Laconia Mills, Biddeford, 1875McArthur Public Library The Pepperell Mill…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 13 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco From the Union and Journal (Biddeford, Me.), May 10, 1861, p.2.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 12 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Fifth Maine Regiment Veteran Reunion, Peaks Island, 1912Fifth Maine…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 11 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Robert McArthur and comrades, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 15 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Robert E. Lee surrender order, 1865Maine Historical Society The month of…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 6 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Report on cotton for prison, New Orleans, 1862Maine Historical Society…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 14 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco During the Civil War, the State of Maine provided aid to the families of…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 16 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Abraham Lincoln's Deathbed Scene, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 8 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Log Drive, Saco River, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 10 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco X Prior to the attack on Fort Sumter, the Union and Journal, out of…