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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding Coal docks, Factory Island, Biddeford, ca. 1912 Item 27760 infoMcArthur Public Library The vessels being built along the Saco…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

… between villages.” (Ghere, 513) Wood Island and lighthouse, Biddeford Pool, ca. 1915Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library Their doom was…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

Discover the Story of Blue Hill Boom and Bust in the 19th Century The first harvest was old growth timber.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

… also granite from the same quarry at Mussel Ridge Islands in Penobscot Bay. The architectural style of the 2.5 story building is Italianate.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Project Sources

Perkins, V.C. A Mining Boom in Maine: Blue Hill, 1876-1883, Reprinted from an issue in New England Quarterly. Porter Joseph W.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

After the war he settled on Allan’s Island (Treat’s Island) where he operated a trading post. Louis Delesdernier was eventually appointed the first…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - John R Braden

… R Braden March Song © 1922 (sung to the tune of “Boom Our State” also by Byron Verge) VERSE ONE There’s a song of triumph rising clear with a…