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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

Oliver Moses and his brother William built and owned many blocks and buildings in commercial Bath, including part of the Union Block, where 94 Front…

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Life on a Tidal River - Fifth Street Junior High School, Bangor, ca. 1940

Fifth Street Junior High School, Bangor, ca. 1940 Contributed by Bangor Public Library Description The two new junior high schools in…

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Lincoln, Maine - Main Street

Street   Roger Morrison Interview on Main Street Main Street Looking North, 2010 photo courtesy of Roger Stevens X Main Street Looking…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Georges Valley High School

Georges Valley High School Georges Valley High School Image from www.msad50.org X Georges Valley High School 47 Valley Street, Thomaston, Maine…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - "Man on the Street"

"Man on the Street" Street scene, Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media The Portland…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

A focal point for Main Street, Greely High School stands at the heart of Cumberland Center. Serving the high school students of Cumberland and North…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin store, Center Street, Bangor, 1862

… dressed in dirty ragged clothes sitting on the high ways by the fences and sketching churches and various buildings on a roll of paper laid across…

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

… 350 year round residents, down from a high of 900 residents. The types of business in the village of Northeast Harbor slowly have shifted from…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

… bell used to be in the North Church belfry on High Street until it was transported to City Hall. The bell rang every morning, noon, and night.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

This store, located at 782 Washington Street (the southwest corner of the intersection), did very well, surviving for more than 20 years despite…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Throughout the nineteenth century, as the lowest of these areas were filled in and Commercial Street was added to the east of Front Street, the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Dreamland and Liberty

From the floor to the ceiling, it was 24 feet high. The first motion picture that occurred at the Dreamland was The Great Train Robbery.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

… Library X The Ledyard Block, 34-38 Centre Street, on the southeast corner of Centre and Water Streets in Bath, Maine, was built by William…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

… was built on an empty lot at the intersection of High and Centre Streets, in 1867, and dedicated on June 3, 1868.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - ABOUT US

ABOUT US Biddeford High School - B.H.S. Project ASPIRE At Biddeford High School, our shared vision is that all students will graduate with the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - EXPLORE the history of Biddeford, Maine...

1905McArthur Public Library Biddeford High School & Universalist choir musical program, 1891McArthur Public Library South Side of Main…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

… upheaval (1900-1955) Staff of Biddeford High School Olympian, 1924McArthur Public Library During the first decades of the 20th century…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VIII. Changing course and new beginnings (1955-Present) - Page 2 of 2

Photograph by Jamiee Beatson, Biddeford High School. X Biddeford, however, has other plans for itself.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers

… Shakers Photograph by Jaimee Beatson, Biddeford High School X Why do we see the name "Thacher" everywhere in Biddeford? Where did we get many…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 3 of 3

… DURING THE CIVIL WAR (1861-65) Because of the high cost of soldier's bounties to be paid by the city, the war had an overall negative economic…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 2 of 3

… first fire company, first fraternal lodge, first high school, first newspaper, first city directory, first textile mills and the first…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 1 of 3

This dearth of high quality entertainment, in both English and French, would continue right through to the 1940's.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

… and assure consumer food safety, clamming is highly regulated. Clams are an important resource not only for human consumption, but also for other…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… Boston—easy, hop in your car, drive to Boston via high-speed roads, see the game, and return home the same day.