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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Ponciana Hotel, Swan's Island, 1908 Item 73416 infoSwan's Island Educational Society View of the Ponciana Hotel in Atlantic…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Barter's Wharf, Swan's Island, ca. 1940 Item 73422 infoSwan's Island Educational Society This is the place now known as the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Johnson's Island, Swan's Island, ca. 1950 Item 73423 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Johnson's or Potato Island with…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

The 1912 addition was also granite from the same quarry at Mussel Ridge Islands in Penobscot Bay. The architectural style of the 2.5 story building…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 2 of 3

… plumbers, one masonry contractor, three granite quarries and a boat builder. There were two pharmacies, two barbers, two clothiers, four tailors…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Expands - 1805 to 1846

… Due to the thriving shipbuilding and lime quarrying businesses, the population in Thomaston swelled to 6227 by the 1840s, and a variety of…