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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

Farmers would keep a horse and wagon for backup in case roads were impassable for an automobile. Auto racing began soon after the construction of the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… 120 college men from all parts of the country.(1) At the time it was said that Portland would be ready to take its place among the great commercial…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 4 of 4

… it was in the 1920s, we continue to honor our country. School Lunch Drew, grade 7 School lunch is a necessity that has expanded over the years.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 3 of 4

… ink powder and water mixed together, while in the country, it was made of lampblack or tannic acid from oak trees mixed with light oil.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

… switch were introduced to classrooms across the country. These tools were primarily used as motivation to behave and were often kept behind the…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

… towns in the state travelled to the Cumberland Country courthouse in Portland to write a new Maine constitution.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… the trends of Bath, as the city, state, and country grew. Until the Route 1 bypass was built, Centre Street was the main artery for commuters…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

This new road, later called State Road, entered Bath on building Washington Streets. The resulting congestion led to installation of Bath’s first…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

… was to collect taxes on goods imported from other countries. Also, the building contained a room for federal judges, an office for the Port Surgeon…

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Camp Winnebago

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

A rambling vernacular Greek Revival farmstead was built on this road by Joel White. In the 1850s it was Morrill Farm.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

New road construction projects were not always well received by property owners whose land was bisected by the new byways, and early records tell…