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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

She measured 739 tons. Her keel was built of oak from the trees of Biddeford and surrounding York County.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Lobstering

… Educational Society With strict conservation measures the lobster industry has remained healthy along the Maine coast from Kittery north including…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… sloop was in 1870 the Sawer Bait out of Yarmouth measured 55 feet long. To get an idea of how big some of the masts were, the leach of the sail…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Shipbuilders - 1780s

Workmen with knowledge of ship measurement requirements would harvest lumber and oversee its transport back to Thomaston.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gravenstein apple, Bangor, 1866

… & his brother & Nath Harlow Esq Sept 8th I drew & measured the tree, it was 6 ft 2 inches high and 5 feet 1/2 inch to the lower branches.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

4, 2010). “World’s Deadliest Floods as Measured by Death Toll.” n.d. http:/// (accessed Mar.

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Friendship Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

… fire occurred in 1919 and required extensive measures to extinguish. Waldo Street Area Waldo Street Fire slide show The Waldo Street Fire…

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Historic Hallowell - Blizzards in Hallowell

Some areas of snow measured fifteen feet in depth. The wind made it very difficult to see and some drifts were up to eight feet high.

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Lubec, Maine - Myron Avery, Lubec, and the Appalachian Trail

… features of the area.” With his oft-present measuring wheel Avery explored the route. Avery and companions on Hunt Trail X Steve Clark, past…

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Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 2 of 2

… service in 1923 with the Bureau of Weights and Measures in Washington, DC thus beginning service to her country that lasted 40 years.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

… declaring it "inexpedient to adopt any further measures in regard to separation" and the movement would remain—for now—at a standstill.[27] [24]…