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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

According to John Gilman, the author of the business history of the canneries, 1952 was the year the key cans were introduced.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Basketball: From Rivals to Teammates

… in Somesville until 1941, then merged with Gilman in Northeast Harbor until 1950. From 1951 until 1968, the school in Northeast harbor was known as…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

The North Village is located on Gilman Stream, which is about two miles from it's junction with the Carrabassett River.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - East New Portland Village

The factory was built near the bridge crossing Gilman Stream. It opened for business in March 1900 under the direction of Thomas Johnson, an…

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

… Foster just a week later, his friend Manola Gilman of Cumberland Mills noted “you boys are about as safe in France now tho [sic] as the people are…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

28, October, 1986. Gilman, John, Canned: A History of the Sardine Industry, Part I, John Gilman, Deer Island, N.B., 2001.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

… Under the Ledge” near the coast (at the corner of Gilman Road and Route 88 in present day Yarmouth). Rev.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

… the West, the Carrabassett River in the East, and Gilman Stream in the North. It was tough to get between villages before vehicles and roads were…