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Skowhegan Community History - Benedict Arnold's March

These men were to get to Quebec by following the Kennebec river upstream. Someone informed George Washington that the only way to travel on the…

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… through the area with the intent of invading Quebec City, 184 miles to the north. The first settlement in the area was called Canaan, and early…

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

Before European settlements, Skowhegan Island was used as a route by Native Americans on their annual trip to the seacoast.

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

They were attempting to take control of the fortress at Quebec City then held by the British. The trip was doomed from the beginning as boats were…

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Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

You can see that log driving had its dangers but was enjoyable for the workers and at the same time was crucial to Maine's economy.

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

Usually people want to talk to me about their pains, their anxieties, jobs, their marriage and personal affairs.

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Skowhegan Community History - Early Settlement in Skowhegan

… The year was 1771 when people started to come up to the woods of central Maine to claim land that King Charles III was giving to anyone that would…

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Skowhegan Community History - About the Project

… teachers to the History House for an introduction to their collections and to let inspiration strike.

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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

The Grange was established as a way to support farmers across the state. The Grange was very important to the farmers because it provided low cost…

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Skowhegan Community History - Bloomfield Academy

Academy Trustees offered to turn over the academy building and trust funds if they would locate here.

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Skowhegan Community History - Exhibits

We invite you to take a look and you will see all the hard work and long hours that went into creating these projects.

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Skowhegan Community History - Sister Communities

… Society, under funding from a private foundation, to support community partnerships in the first few years that Maine Memory Network, which was…

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Skowhegan Community History - Lakewood Theater

A Madison Spiritualist group was one of the first groups to construct on the site. They began building around the year 1882.

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan Then and Now

… for parking lots or chain stores, but we needed to make a short movie on this. Our town has changed dramatically over the years as you will see…

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Skowhegan Community History - Contact Us

Contact Us Laura Richter Skowhegan Area Middle School lrichter@msad54.org 207-474-3339 http://www.msad54.org/sams

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

The Massachusetts General Court, anxious to see the "eastern lands" settled, readily made grants of land to individuals or larger groups.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Our Shared History - Page 1 of 4

… Abenaki moved further inland and north towards Quebec, which allowed the settlers to regain their footing.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

He later moved to the “Fairbanks” area, north of the center village and built a mill that was in operation for several decades. Haying c.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

The survey for this planned route cost $110,000. The World Wars put a damper on this grand expansion plan. Gould sold his controlling interest to the…