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Presque Isle: The Star City - Green's Department Store

Throughout the years he added a shoe department, a ladies’ and a children’s department to the store. Mr.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of Agriculture for the Year 1892. Augusta, ME: Burleigh, Flynt, Printers to the State, 1893.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Working in Maine

He also helped to manage the state’s 175,000 acres of public land. Del was a supervisor of tree forestry for thirty-seven years.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

The combination of agriculture and industry permitted Hampden to thrive. Early in the 19th century, it even competed with Bangor, its neighbor to the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Links to Presque Isle Pastimes

… Solar System Model Saturn X The Francis Malcolm Science Center Francis Malcolm Science Center X Presque Isle Recreation Department

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Lincoln, Maine - Osgood's Store

They are not made up of departments. Another difference is, the former owner of Osgood’s is not the current owner of Marden’s.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 4 of 4

“Grasses of a Salt Marsh.” Yearbook of the Department of Agriculture. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1895. Moulton, Augustus.

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Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

… had not been received by the Bangor fire department, then everything would have been in a great deal of danger.

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

A committee from the Health and Welfare Department in Augusta came to Lincoln in July of 1966, and suggested to Eugene Libby (owner of the Workman…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Christmas decorations, Presque Isle, ca. 1950

1950 Contributed by Presque Isle Fire Department Description The photograph was taken in December in the early 1950s with both the Presque…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

… horticulturist of the National Capital Parks Department, George Harding. Over the next few months, over 500 trees were screened.

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Lincoln, Maine - Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1890

The Lincoln Clothing Company was a department store, visible as the first full building on the left.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 4 of 4

… after the town voted funds for the support of a Department. Chelsea Stewart was the Fire Warden at that time, and he served until 1942, when…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

Here, at the home of Civil War veteran Isaiah Welch, the group attending poses for a photograph. Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society After…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

In 1979, Strong began the process of designing and building a new system, consisting of a deep well pumping station on the South Strong Road.

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

… the schools had formed a school orchestra, agricultural clubs, a senior fair and drama production, public speaking contest, and a girl's club.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

The Blue Hill Volunteer Fire Department, established in 1910, used horses to pull its equipment until purchasing its first motorized vehicle in 1929.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Founding of the Farmington State Normal School

… in 1860 an act was passed that established Normal Departments in eighteen existing academies of the State of Maine.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

As the production of agricultural goods increased, their wealth and status in the community solidified.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

134 of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Maine had an active membership representing the surrounding area. G.A.R.

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Historic Hallowell - A Post-Revolutionary Generation

… buildings, canals, land speculations, navigation, agricultural societies, India trade, turnpikes, physics, brick machines etc., bridges, bank…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Here, at the home of Civil War veteran Isaiah Welch, the group attending poses for a photograph. Front row: Mattie Bell, Blanche Presson, Annie…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - About Us

In the first year (2008-2009) we formed a tight-knit team of dedicated volunteers who enjoyed the work as well as each other's company.