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Historic Hallowell - Martha Ballard

… Her Diary, 1785-1812 a complete picture of Martha Ballard's life emerged: Martha Ballard was a midwife-and more....In twentieth-century terms, she…

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Historic Hallowell - Martha Ballard's Modern Connection

Martha Ballard's Modern Connection Martha Ballard has a direct descendant attending Hall-Dale Middle School. His name is Spencer Buck.

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Lincoln, Maine - View of Lincoln from Ballard Hill, ca. 1913

View of Lincoln from Ballard Hill, ca. 1913 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description A view of the town of Lincoln taken from…

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Lincoln, Maine - Ballard Hill School, Lincoln, ca. 1930

He then read a few passages from the Bible. Ballard Hill is no longer used as a school but is now Ballard Hill Community Center.

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Historic Hallowell - Dummer House

Martha Ballard's diary also states that Ephraim Ballard attended the raising of Nathaniel Dummer's house on June 19, 1792.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 4 of 4

… Ulrich, A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on her Diary, 1785-1812 (New York: Knopf, 1990).

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Historic Hallowell - In Sickness and in Health

… Snell, Stephen Barton (brother-in-law of Martha Ballard and great-grandfather of civil war nurse and founder of the American Red Cross, Clara…

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Historic Hallowell - A Bay State Exodus

Two of the early arrivals were Ephraim and Martha Ballard, who came from Oxford, Massachusetts. Ephraim brought the skills of a surveyor which were…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Welcome and Introduction

Photo by W.H. Ballard, circa 1940. X The history of Mount Desert Island, as seen through the lens of the Maine Memory Network, has been a work in…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early 1800s

… death in 1806, merchants and traders, including Ballard Green, Eli Merrill, John Paine, and Patrick Keegan continued to carry on extensive business…

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Lincoln, Maine - Roger Weatherbee of Lincoln in his P-51 H fighter plane, 1946

… town at a very low altitude, with students at the Ballard Hill School being able to look right into his cockpit, he then turned the plane upside…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Maine State Prison

… and farm property in the hands of Captain Ballard Green and Peter H. Green (brothers) and found the property was not yielding a profitable…

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Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

… 1902, the work of a church building began on Ballard Hill, and on Sunday of November 30th, Reverend Matthew W. Reilly celebrated the first mass.

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Historical Society - Page 2 of 2

… was forced to store artifacts in the former Ballard Hill School, and LHS meetings had to be held in the library once again.

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Mount Desert Island Historical Society

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Southwest Harbor Public Library

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Founding of the Farmington State Normal School

Following the graduation ceremonies, the Rev. Dr. Ballard, State Superintendent of Common Schools, made the following comments: Our Normal School at…