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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

… A year-long learning experience that has led to the creation of many exhibits on the Maine Memory Network to tell the story of Downtown Bath.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Ebb and Flow: Downtown from the Civil War to 1900 The end of the Civil War was a time of significant change in Bath and the nation.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Overview

… of 15 exhibits that would showcase the history of Downtown Bath. X Prior to the official kick-off of the project, the team decided that it…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

Physically they are at the center of Merchants' Row and that is what downtown continues to be all about - people going to stores and buying things…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

… Block is located at 44 to 50 Front Street in downtown Bath. The foundation of the Italianate style Church Block is made out of stone; the roof is a…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… Bath Bank building, the first brick building in downtown Bath, was built in 1810 with large columns facing Centre Street.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

… to fit the nineteenth- century style of the downtown area. The architect of the Columbian Block was John Calvin Stevens, who was the best architect…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Dreamland and Liberty

… more popular and they needed more places to park downtown. Eventually, the building was torn down to make a parking lot.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

… The current railroad station, just south of downtown at the south end of Commercial Street, was built in 1941.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

They started the library as a reading room in the downtown area before the park became the home of the Patten Free Library.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

1933Item Contributed byPatten Free Library Downtown Centre Street, Bath, 1948Item Contributed byPatten Free Library The Grant Building was…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… remains the most direct way to Bath's vibrant downtown. The Carlton Bridge is now only used for trains, and the Sagadahoc Bridge now acts as the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

Welcome What do you get when you combine Bath history, curiosity, and technology with 60 seventh graders and their teachers from Bath Middle School…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

Ledyard Block Text by Nathanial Barter, Devyn Pushard, and Sheridan Valure 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from the Patten Free…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Partners

Project Partners Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room: Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society A reference room containing the resources for…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

… Project Resources From the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library Books & Manuscripts Baker, William Avery, 1973, “A…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Student Exhibits

Student Exhibits Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block The Intersection of Centre and Washington Church Block Columbian Block The Customs House…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

94 Front Street By Kyle Hietala The Building Front Street, in Bath, Maine has been one of the most densely packed business areas throughout the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

The Customs House Text by Kimberly Mathews, Charles Mills, Courtney Mitchell, and Ashley Rusaw 7th grade students at Bath Middle School Images from…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

The Sagadahoc County Courthouse Text by Jared Gilliam, Emily Parker, and Kaitlyn Smith 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block Text by Kyle Bonti, Kelsey Brick, Michael Lawrence, and Morgan Vigue 7th grade students at Bath Middle…

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

Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House Text by Claire Keating and Billy Price 7th Grade students at Bath Middle School With images from the Patten…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

Davenport Memorial and City Hall Text by Rebecca Black, Christie Duffy, Courtney McKinney, and Brook Mitchell 7th grade students at Bath Middle…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block

Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block Text by Alex Anderson, Justin Collander, Dylan Crowell, Matt Nelson, and Lauren Quimby 7th grade students at…