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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

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

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Early Maine Photography - War

… and witnessed many of the events of the American Revolution, including Valley Forge, the Battle of Monmouth, and Cornwallis’s Surrender at Yorktown.

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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, 1930Item Contributed…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - CONTACT

CONTACT Balloon view of Saco Bay, including Biddeford Pool, ca. 1880Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library Got a question or comment about…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Union & Journal (Biddeford, Me.), 24 June 1864 X After the war ended both the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810Item Contributed byBiddeford…

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

A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) Lt. John R. Andrews, Biddeford, ca. 1861Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library CLICK HERE TO READ…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 2 of 3

A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) The second decade of the 19th century kicked off a period of immense change for Biddeford and Saco.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

Artists and Inventors of Biddeford Creativity has flourished throughout Biddeford's history. Particularly in the arts and technology, the folks in…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VIII. Changing course and new beginnings (1955-Present) - Page 1 of 2

VIII. Changing course and new beginnings (1955-Present) Shops in the Exchange Block, Biddeford, circa 1915 Item Contributed byMcArthur Public…