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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

… other places on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. At the outbreak of the Civil War 1861, Agry retired.

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Historic Hallowell - Seaport on the Kennebec

From early April to late November, ocean-going vessels sailed up the Kennebec, forty-six miles from the open Atlantic, bringing Pennsylvania flour…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - HISTORY

… Kennebunkport to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Much of the town is wooded, with gentle hills that run from the borders along the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Dance

Captain Herrick’s Ocean View Hotel in Swan’s Island Village had a well used dance floor. Once the Odd Fellows Hall was built in 1909, dances were…

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Acadia National Park

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Cumberland Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Movies Come To The Island

… Fox Studio's 1917 feature Queen of the Sea, an oceanic adventure starring Annette Kellermann. The shoot drew crowds of locals and visitors ogling…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

He and his wife also owned the Ocean View Hotel in Swan’s Island Village where many dances took place.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

… he made his historic flight across the Atlantic Ocean only two months prior. Lindberg's emergency landing signaled to the people of Maine that…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

… using fathometers to check the water depth and ocean floor. Before fathometers, lobstermen used greased window weights attached to twine to do…

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Winter Harbor Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Tuscan Opera House

… spreading their organization across the Atlantic Ocean to United States. Then, in 1857 and 1892, two I.O.O.F. lodges were built in Kansas.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… reliable source of transportation to the Atlantic ocean which was crucial for trade and commerce. Slack Tide "Now...this our petition...will…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… shaped for shipbuilding and easily reached by ocean-going ships. Front Street, Bath, ca. 1903Item Contributed byPatten Free Library The…