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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Depression, War, and Fire

A cold front brought a wind shift, and gales drove the fire toward Bar Harbor, where it burned almost the whole village.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War

Throughout the war overcrowding, disease, and hunger plagued the prisoners. Andersonville Prison Above is a sketch of Andersonville Prison as it…

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Lincoln, Maine - Jonathan Clay Jr.

There could have been huge changes if the war came here and was fought, and we could have had our town or even country taken over.

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 1 of 4

The weather is quite cold here, I was on picket last night and like to frose, although I had 2 Woolen Blankett and A good overcoat.

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Lincoln, Maine - Post Office, Lincoln, Built in 1856

He was a Justice of the Peace, a Selectman, the Deputy Sheriff in 1852 and Assistant Assessor of Internal Revenue during the Civil War.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

… of Penobscot River salmon, roast spring lamb, cold boiled ham, sandwiches, lobster salad, boiled or mashed potatoes, and peas, with ice cream or…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… to the threat of nuclear holocaust during the Cold War, the Surry Opera Company continued through the 1990s bringing together people from across…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln House Hotel

… horses so the horses wouldn’t have to stay in the cold. The Lincoln House was four stories; two were made of bricks, and the other two were made of…

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Lincoln, Maine - Steamboats

The winter is freezing cold and there is no cover that goes over the boat to keep the breeze of off us.

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

… unique community with 13 lakes—14, if the part of Cold Stream Pond that lies within Lincoln’s borders is counted.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

The stave and shook mill on Cold Water Stream was built by Levi H. Morrill in 1854 or 1855, and was in operation until around 1895. Merrill Bros.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 1 of 3

When they saw people playing and rolling around in the cold powder, my parents thought they were absolutely crazy.