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Lincoln, Maine - Communication & Transportation

Communication & Transportation Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at Mattanawcook…

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Historic Hallowell - Communication

Next in the later half of the 1800’s, they communicated by telegraph.” People first started using telephones in the 1880’s and the first telephone…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Telephone communication

Telephone communication In 1896 two store owners, H.W. Joyce in Atlantic and Isaac W. Stinson in Swan's Island Village, had a telephone line between…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

"Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club "Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930Biddeford Historical…

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Telephone Museum

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Technology

… Library Hallowell schools, energy in Hallowell, communication in Hallowell, the Hallowell Iron Foundry, and transportation in Hallowell were all…

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Lincoln, Maine - Influential Institutions

The responses reflect a variety of perspectives on the topic—all of which communicate something interesting about Lincoln's history.

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Historic Hallowell - The City of Hallowell

City Office workers were communicating with Central Maine Power and the food bank to get power to the area and get food to the elderly and needy.

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Lincoln, Maine - Founding Fathers & Early History

… variety of perspectives on the topic—all of which communicate something interesting about Lincoln's history.

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Lincoln, Maine - Main Street

… variety of perspectives on the topic—all of which communicate something interesting about Lincoln's history. Lincoln: Then and Now...

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Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

Life without fast communication would be hard also. If there’s something bad about to happen people need to know immediately to spread word of needed…

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Lincoln, Maine - Wartime Lincoln

… variety of perspectives on the topic—all of which communicate something interesting about Lincoln's history. Lincoln Now James Tash, Jr.

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Maine Central Institute

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Land Dealings

… General County and who desire to have any further Communications with the said Commissioners are hereby notified that they will be at Reeds Tavern…

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Moosehead Historical Society

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 2 of 2

For good communication in Pastoral Care, one does not explicate or break down one’s particular “faith” but rather experiences with another their…

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 1 of 2

… system of 110 phones dedicated to inter-hospital communication. In addition, hospital staff now enjoyed the latest pneumatic tubes for transmission…

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

Another industry the railroad helped is communication. The train transported mail in and out of town, and the station doubled as a telegraph station.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Island Postmistresses

… thence by stage to Ellsworth We have now daily communication with the city and daily papers are received on the day of publication In no other way…

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Maine Conservation Corps

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Harbor Cottage, The Old Ell (“Mame’s House”), and the Big Barn

Long distance communication occurred by written letter and mail. Travel routes were primarily over the water; there were few and very primitive roads.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4

Neither Hall nor Van Riper could communicate the vital importance of an element of the folk culture of smoking herring.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

… Agency, County Commissioners Office, County Communication Center, County Treasurer, District Attorney, Register of Deeds, Register of Probate, and…

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Lincoln, Maine - Jacob Stinchfield

… was his friend and there weren’t many ways of communicating with people from long distances; they wouldn’t be able to talk much.