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Skowhegan Community History - Benedict Arnold's March

Benedict Arnold's March by Ben Axleman Benedict Arnold was a great man. He was extremely courageous, a brilliant leader, and extraordinarily smart.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Soldiers marching in Presque Isle Memorial Day parade, 1944

… Soldiers marching in Presque Isle Memorial Day parade, 1944 Contributed by Presque Isle Air Museum Description Soldiers marching in the…

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Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

… jams in history was on the Kennebec in early March, 1896, when there was a huge flood. You can see that log driving had its dangers but was…

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

In 1775, General Benedict Arnold marched through the area with the intent of invading Quebec City, 184 miles to the north.

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

… on the island to commemorate Benedict Arnold's march to Quebec City. Before European settlements, Skowhegan Island was used as a route by Native…

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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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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

Farming in the Skowhegan Area Nettie P. Rowell of Cornville X by Dalton Landry and Lucas London Farming in Maine has been a rough and rocky…

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan Then and Now

Skowhegan Then and Now   Our movie on Skowhegan Then and Now Bicycle ClubItem Contributed bySkowhegan History House This movie was part of…

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area John Gray, Fryeburg, ca. 1980Item Contributed byFryeburg Historical Society by Dana Bulba The…

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Skowhegan Community History - Early Settlement in Skowhegan

Early Settlement in Skowhegan Weston gravestone X Oldest cemetary in town X Samuel Weston home X By Jordan Everett The year was 1771…

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area by Lee Granville Near the border of Skowhegan lies a fertile piece of land along the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers.

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Skowhegan Community History - Exhibits

Exhibits Our Town Skowhegan, Maine X Students at the Skowhegan Middle School have been exploring local history topics for the past eight years.

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Skowhegan Community History - Sister Communities

Sister Communities This project was a part of pilot effort by Maine Historical Society, under funding from a private foundation, to support…

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Skowhegan Community History - About the Project

About the Project Students at Skowhegan Area Middle School (SAMS) know their local history! Laura Richter, the Technology Integrator at SAMS, has…

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Skowhegan Community History - Lakewood Theater

Lakewood Theater by Jenna Jones and Jaime Bacon Lakewood Theater X In 1895, the Somerset Traction Company of Skowhegan created a small…

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Skowhegan Community History - Bloomfield Academy

Bloomfield Academy Bloomfield AcademyItem Contributed bySkowhegan History House The Canaan Academy was first incorporated by the court of…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

Fritz John Johnson was born on March 24, 1899 in Sweden. Fritz moved to Swan's Island to work at the quarry, and married Evelyn Lora Martin in 1922.

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Historic Hallowell - Poem of the 1896 Flood by William Lewis

… by William Lewis Hallowell Flood of 1896 It was March 3, 1896 and there was a flood Everyone was 10 feet under without any food Hope was thought…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Beulah Akeley, Librarian, ca. 1940

Beulah is mentioned in the March 1945 edition of the Reader's Digest as "The Most Unforgettable character I've Met." View additional information…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920

This building was destroyed by fire in March of 1927 and was replaced soon after by a brick structure.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 3 of 3

… to the Report to the Board of Trustees, dated March 27, 1915 by Head Engineer, E. Worthington, all work was done by August 17 and on August 18, the…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

… Diana Bowley of Bangor Daily News, published March 31, 2007, Lessons from the Flood of 1987…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865

… shows how the regiment appeared as it marched through Main Street in Bangor on its return.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844

… that Jesus would reappear on earth between March 21, 1843 and March 21, 1844, held a camp meeting at Mill Creek in Orrington in 1844.