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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

In 1809 the first wooden covered bridges were built so people could pass onto and off the island easily at all times of the year.

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Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 2 of 3

It was a covered bridge across the Piscataquis River that connected Guilford and Sangerville. Low's Bridge Flood of 1987 X That is some…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… considered a more accessible location a covered bridge was built and named Porter Bridge. Elizabeth Abbott recalls that in earlier years a ferry…

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

… at Low’s Bridge, four at Sangerville, one foot bridge and four regular bridges at Guilford Village prior to the present structure.

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 2 of 3

… to be an old slaughterhouse up in front of Low’s Covered Bridge. That slaughterhouse was torn down many years ago.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village

The bridge has been pronounced, by those capable of judging, to be one of the best structures of the kind in this country. Much credit is due to Mr.

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 1 of 2

The entrance to the covered bridge is on the right of this photo. Bank Square, Guilford, ca. 1880Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society…

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Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

… damaging over 50 homes, destroying our famed covered bridge, and causing millions of dollars in losses to businesses.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… the chinks with moss to reduce draughts, and covered the ceilings with matched boards (tongue and groove).

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

Scholar's Report Book cover, Surry, 1937 - 1938Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society In the 1930s and until the school closed in 1952 the…

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

It also filled the orchestra pit and covered the piano. The manager of the time at one point put a sign on the door giving the message that the…

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

Other parts of the railroad have been covered up by houses and buildings, and some are used as snowmobile trails.