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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Lowell's General Store, Commerce, & the Railroad

Lowell's General Store, Commerce, & the Railroad E.H. Lowell, West Farmington, Maine This stencil was used to mark crates and…

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Brick Store Museum

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - General Henry Knox Museum

General Henry Knox Museum Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Museum www.knoxmuseum.org X General Henry Knox Museum PO Box 326 Thomaston, ME…

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Lincoln, Maine - Post Office, Lincoln, Built in 1856

He ran a general store during his lifetime and passed it down to his son Charles F. afterward. The other part of the building was occupied by…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Maine State Prison

This property included Limestone Hill and its nearly 100-year-old lime quarry, a wharf and stores on Wadsworth Street.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1850 to 1870

… domain, the proposed railway running through the General Knox Estate. Although many residents tried to save Montpelier, in the end it was…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Notable Residents

… second husband of Caroline Knox Swan (daughter of General Knox) and eminent lawyer and statesman, left politics in 1833 and returned to the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

General Henry Knox built coasters as early as 1796, according to Eaton, but no records of vessels attributed to him appear until the 110-ton schooner…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

… John Paine’s original wharf, in what was earlier General Knox’s pasture. In that year alone, seven or eight ships of 1100 tons or greater were in…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Emerson Letter

… pits to guard against such a surprise as befell General Grant at Pittsburg last night, and this forenoon it has been raining right down.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

Sockalexis the General Sherman, John Fransoway and Mitchel Peopl Susup the General Sheridan, Sappiel Sockalexis and Louis Sockabasin the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Sources

… Callahan, North Henry Knox : General Washington's General New York : Rinehart, 1958 Drake, Francis Samuel Life and correspondence of Henry Knox…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Old North Church

… byThomaston Historical Society Through General Knox’s involvement, a Town Meeting House was constructed in 1796 on High Street, and was the first…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The store was rebuilt as a single story building and has been operated by several owners. It still serves the town as Beal's General Store.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

In 1788, islanders sent a petition to the General Court asking for an examination of General Knox’s claim to ownership of the land.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Places

… Brick Inn Farmington's First Grist Mill Franklin County Agricultural Fair Lowell's General Store Measuring Rock Meeting House Park North Church

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

He also wrote about the three robberies of his store and in Scrapbook no. 2, repeated information about the robberies and, in an almost offhand…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Montpelier

Montpelier Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Mansion, Route 131, Thomaston, Maine 2008Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Humphrey House

… was another builder brought to Thomaston by General Knox. He built the impressive Monk Humphrey House on Wadsworth Street, a grand three-storey…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

After the Civil War, Aroostook County, in general, and Presque Isle, in particular, found economic prosperity in the starch industry.

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

When one building caught fire, others generally became engulfed in flames. On June 21, 1887, Lincoln experienced fire’s destruction firsthand.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox

Montpelier, Home of General Henry KnoxItem Contributed byMontpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Consequently, what gets less attention is Knox's…

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Lincoln, Maine - Mattanawcook Academy

They had two classes in 1849, and they were “General English” and “Higher English”. The first library of the new building was donated by Charles E.

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

B.J.'s General Store in Mattawamkeag was rented out to the Army to house black soldiers who guarded the rail during that time.