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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

History of Presque Isle Map of Presque Isle, ca. 1870Presque Isle Historical Society Text by: Kimberly R.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

Adams had been wreaking havoc among British ships when his vessel ran aground off foggy Isle au Haut.

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Historic Hallowell - Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community

… cutters and sculptors, many of whom came from the British Isles, Spain and Italy. These artisans produced some of the finest public monuments and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 3 of 3

… from settlers who carried the tradition from the British Isles. The early Scottish settlers in Nova Scotia came from the Lodge of Edinburgh.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - I. Canoes and Clamshells: The Pre-European Settlement Years

… Orono joined with the colonists to fight the British in 1779, and one of the islets on the Northern side of Swan’s Island now bears his name.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

British forces occupied Castine, three miles east of Islesboro across the Penobscot Bay, and much of eastern Maine.