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

In 1846, in just three weeks, 2,000 elms and rock maple trees were planted throughout the village. A little over a century later, many of these trees

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Stephen Titcomb and the Settlement of the Sandy River Valley

… and as spring approached he tapped his maple trees and made maple sugar and syrup for his family.

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 2 of 2

The large maple trees are gone but the building still looks the same today. The building location now has an address of 10 North Main Street.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

… Titcomb Syrup Bottle The Titcomb Family made maple syrup for over 200 years. Farmington Historical Society The greatest growth of Farmington took…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… Stephen Titcomb tapped trees and began making maple syrup. The syrup was a staple sugar source to early inhabitants; it is believed local Indians…

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

Ink could also be made from swamp maple bark and copperas. Writing with quill pens and ink could be very messy, so the students used blotting paper…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

… Park because of the Maplewood Hotel and its maple trees which were located on the site. Prominent local businessman and politician Joseph Parker…

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

Many families tap trees in the spring and make maple syrup; many others keep a large garden and spend time during the summer canning, freezing, and…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… spruce and a scattering of beech, birch and maple trees. Fish and clams were plentiful, as well as wild duck. Wildlife included fox and mink.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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