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Hollingsworth Fine Arts

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Lincoln, Maine - Roger Weatherbee of Lincoln in his P-51 H fighter plane, 1946

Roger flew this plane from Florida to Presque Isle air base after being stationed in Florida after WW II.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Lodging and Hotels: A Savage Family Business

Alba Court Inn A New Smyrna, Florida hotel built in 1903. Probably managed, but not owned, by Herman LaFritz Savage until his death in 1913 and then…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Olof Nylander, 1864-1943

He first worked in Massachusetts, then Florida, then Rhode Island. Inside Nylander Museum X Eventually, Olof was taken in by the United States…

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 3 of 3

… Sales Agency was established in 1930 in Tampa, Florida by Fletcher Pride to manufacture wooden cigar tips for the Hav-a-Tampa Jewel Cigar.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 4 of 4

Haigis later married Helen Sluder of Naples, Florida. At age 78, he died of cancer in Naples, Florida, and is buried in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Chester Greenwood

He sold Florida Boilers, a business that grew rapidly. He later sold that business because he couldn’t provide the service it required.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

Starbird, who was moving to Florida. When the route of the narrow gauge railroad through Freeman was established several miles from the mill, it was…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Bryants and Rockefellers: Two Seal Harbor Families

… for the Matheson family in Seal Harbor and Florida. Upon the birth of Donald and Marguerite’s second child in the early 1950s, they decided that it…

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

… but also coasted as far South as Jacksonville, Florida, and seasonally went fishing as far north as Labrador. During the Civil War, A.C.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

… began, with people travelling from as far away as Florida to spend their summers on Islesboro. Since Ryder’s Cove was a year-round community as…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

Petersburg, Florida, and was later exhibited on television. In 2007 the Scarborough Historical Society acquired one of Litchfield’s violins and had…