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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Marion Sanborn

… put them in the box because they’re all skin and bones. So I didn’t like that either. Anna: So did you end up marrying a farmer? Marion: No, no I…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

Using tools made of stone, bone, wood, and natural plant and animal fibers, they harvested an incredibly diverse range of mammals, birds and fish…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

The burned animal bones from their meals include beaver, snapping turtle, caribou, and bear. The Little Ice Age, between AD 1300 and 1850, likely had…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Boning Knife, Islesboro, ca. 1800Islesboro Historical Society The earliest settlers lived from the land and sea.