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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

The inside of the Opera House was wood, while the outside was brick. The heating system caught fire and quickly ignited the wood.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Perry Opera House

Perry Opera House X Text by Gabe and Chance, two students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from X The Perry Opera House was built…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

Surry Opera Company Opera Company's Tenth Anniversary festival schedule, Surry, 1994Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text by Kate…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

… steps of the Customs House were often the site of city, state, or federal government events. For example, in 1889, the 23rd President, Benjamin…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

… to see the columns of smoke coming over the city. They told the town that they would give as much water as they could.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

It housed the offices of the city clerk, the treasurer, the mayor, and the police department. City Hall had a courtroom, a marshal's office, a…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Student Exhibits

… Entertainment Venues - The Alameda and The Opera House Ledyard Block Lincoln Block Merchants' Row Old Town Hall and Grant Building The Patten Free…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

And, the Customs House, originally built in 1858, was expanded toward the river in 1911, doubling its floor space while retaining its architectural…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

… the father of Emma Eames, a turn of the century opera star, who sang for European royalty. His son-in-law, Thomas W. Hyde, was the founder of B.I.W.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

The purpose of the Old City Hall was to house the city government, including a mayor's office, a treasurer's office, assessor's office and the police…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

Roe & Colby, 1873. Birdseye View of the City of Bath, Sagadahoc County. Shober & Carqueville Litho. Co., 1878.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… of Centre and Washington Streets in the city of Bath, Maine. Over a period of two-hundred years, five notable establishments have made history at…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

… was built on, which housed the #8 truck and the City of Bath water tanks. James C. Ledyard was also personally asked by Mr.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block

… Lawrence was the only police officer in the City of Bath to ever be shot and killed on duty. According to the almanac in the September 5, 1883…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Overview

Students attempted to fill in blank maps of the city, list as many facts as they could recall, and pose thoughtful questions on topics that they were…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

… Library At midnight on December 12, 1954, the City of Bath converted to dial telephones. It was the first major change since 1906.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

Torrey Home, City Park, Bath, ca. 1887Item Contributed byPatten Free Library There were two additions built to the library.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

… retail businesses occupying the site according to city tax records. After Moses’ death in 1882, the building was owned by his heirs until 1887.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… to many other architectural endeavors in the city of Bath and designed the Lincoln Block building.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

… Below that the tablet says, “Erected by the City of Bath A.D. 1867," and Dedicated to, "THE MEMORY OF HER SONS, Who Died, That the Nation Might…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

The earliest train ferries, the City of Rockland and the Hercules, could only carry passenger and freight cars.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

This fire was very destructive to the City of Bath. It destroyed the YMCA, Columbian Theatre, Bath Aerie of Eagles, and threatened the Columbian Hall.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

Opera House, Presque Isle X Mantle Lake, Presque Isle, 1887Presque Isle Historical Society Economic development led to the growth of…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

… the summer of 1926, locals gathered at the Perry Opera House. Washburn attorney, Andrew “Jack” Beck and local attorney, Charles Daggett, spoke…