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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 4 of 4

Ware, Moses Weld. Beacon Light in the History of Prouts Neck. Prouts Neck, ME: Prouts Neck Association, n.d. Woodard, Colin.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Timeline of Events

… at Scarborough Public Library Students adjust lighting before photographing an artifact from the Scarborough Historical Society collection.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

… so that he could take pictures with more natural light. A typical picture, like the Hatch portrait of the little girls, was elaborately printed in…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - I. Canoes and Clamshells: The Pre-European Settlement Years

… Burying Point, located near the Burnt Coat Harbor Light Station, is another relic of native land occupation.

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Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

… of Olamon, which only had one phone at the pay station, Passadumkeag, one phone at the pay station, Burlington, Enfield, Montague (now known as…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

… work with hours dependent on tides and light. The metal rake or “clam hoe” has a short 12”-18” handle, so the digger must bend at the waist often…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

… house in 1857, and by 1872 the Burnt Coat Harbor Light Station was in operation. Communication also improved with the advent of the telephone in…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War

There was little light. There was overheating in the summer and it was very cold in the winter. Throughout the war overcrowding, disease, and hunger…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 1 of 5

… been converted into a studio for pictures, with lighting and the whole works. The downstairs has the artifacts, books, and newsletters.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 3 of 4

… or tannic acid from oak trees mixed with light oil. Ink could also be made from swamp maple bark and copperas.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… summer, WAGM transformed itself from an AM radio station to a television station, and the Aroostook Centre Mall continues to be a shopping center…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

The additional generator would furnish an additional 1000 lights. The electric company asked Gould to take over the business as General Manager.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

A light inspection of the equipment was done daily with more rigorous inspection performed twice a month by the one repair man.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Cheese Factory

The Cheese Factory Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Return to Student Research Cheese/Pantry BoxItem Contributed byStrong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

Wood Products of Strong Text By: Carl Stinchfield and Dawn S. Pratt Return to Online Exhibits The importance of wood products to the Town of Strong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

Early Schools Text By: Kathy Lambert Return to Online Exhibits The early schools of Strong were called rural or district schools and were situated…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - About MCHP

About MCHP X About the Maine Community Heritage Project... The Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP), a partnership between Maine…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

Prominent Women Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903Item Contributed byFarmington…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 3 of 3

Groups, Clubs & Organizations Knights of Pythias The Knights of Pythias was another post-Civil War fraternal organization and secret society…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

Groups, Clubs & Organizations The Grand Army of the Republic G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895 Members of Post 134 of the Grand Army of the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

Grand Army of the Republic Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Return to Student Research G.A.R.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 1 of 3

"Fly Rod" Crosby Text By: Ben Godsoe Return to Online Exhibits Cornelia "Fly Rod" Crosby (1854-1946)Item Contributed byMaine State Museum…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Porter Lake

Porter Lake Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Class Picnic At Porter LakeItem Contributed byStrong Historical Society…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - About Us - Page 1 of 3

About Us Whozit-Wherezit Exhibit X The Strong Historical Society received a grant from Maine Historical Society, through the Maine…