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Presque Isle: The Star City - Eddie's Market

The store was sixteen feet by twenty-four feet and had two fulltime employees. The store was remodeled five times, the last time in 1954.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Watts Block

… deteriorated building that once housed Flint’s grocery store on the southwest corner of Knox and Main Streets, and moved it to another location.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

… Dark Harbor, Williams Brothers operated a large grocery store featuring fancy goods, (ie: caviar, goose liver, specially packed canned foods from…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thomas White Dry Good Emporium, Bangor, 1864

The store pictured in the middle was a wholesale business. The north and south stores were for retail sales.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Pendleton & Ross stand, Bangor, 1864

… city built of wood and were filled with dry goods groceries Rum hard ware fish salt &c." He noted that in November 1865, the building was raised…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

They sold groceries and provisions. In 1886 the main portion of the store burned due to overheated oil lamps left burning in the upstairs meeting…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Bell had his residence upstairs and a hardware store downstairs. In the next building H. J. Bates operated a grocery store.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Lewis Drug Store, A. G. Eustis hardware Store, E. L. Kingsley meat market and the First National Store.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

… century, was Annette's grocery store and another grocery store owned by Michael Gannet. Henry Gannet, Michael Gannet's son, was the co-founder of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - James Dunning, Bangor, ca. 1867

… James Dunning of Bangor operated a seed and grocery store and was involved in efforts to build a rail line from Bangor to Waterville.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Dreamland and Liberty

The grocery store is called Brackett's Market and it has absolutely nothing to do with entertainment. Dreamland Theater, Front Street, Bath, ca.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

Chase operated on the southeast corner of Centre and Washington streets. This store was built around 1867 according to numerous city directories, and…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

… Public Library Andrews & Horigan Grocery Store, Biddeford, 1899McArthur Public Library While most immigrants were drawn to the area to work…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

That building, which housed the grocery store of William Ledyard on property that may have been sold to William Ledyard and Asa Palmer by William…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

There was another meat market and grocery store owned by Merritt Ober. Above the store, Miss Coburn operated a beauty shop that catered to the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

… fire were Columbia Hall, candy and meat stores, grocery stores, and a restaurant. One of the buildings that needed considerable reconstruction…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

By 1941, six national chain stores anchored the downtown: J. J. Newberry; F. W. Woolworth; W. T. Grant; Sears Roebuck; First National Foods; and the…

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

… destroyed everything all the way North to Hoopers Grocery Store. Windows were broken and gas tanks exploded causing screams from the crowd.

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Historic Hallowell - Timeline of Cyclone

Grover!s Grocery Store was struck with a mass of rubble. Little Vigril White was trapped inside the store when this happening occurred.

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

… community.” In 1989, there were still two grocery stores in town but their stock was significantly reduced.

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Windham Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Raymond Wallace

I started my first job at 13 at Thomaston grocery. Hard work gives you money. I worked up there and I don’t really remember how much I got paid.

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Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

The roof of Grover's grocery store was demolished and the roof of the Lowell, Simmons and Stearn's stable was crushed in.

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 1 of 2

This building has been the home of a grocery store since 1903. In 1962 Cliff & Naomi Worthen opened Worthen's Market.