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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Meeting House Park

This green space became known as Meeting House Park. (And now you know that Church Street is named for John Church and not the North Church at the…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Meet Blue Hill's Project Team

Meet Blue Hill's Project Team Project Members at a Team Meeting X The Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP), a partnership between the Maine…

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

John Martin (1823-1904) learned about the meeting and went to the campground to observe. He drew the picture in 1864 and included it on page 199 of…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Meet the Team

Meet the Team The Scarborough MCHP team consists of the Scarborough Historical Society, the Scarborough Middle School, and the Scarborough Public…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln House Hotel

It was a pleasure meeting those guys. I told them that I will be cleaning their rooms and getting what they need.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Tuscan Opera House

1895Item Contributed byDixfield Historical Society The Tuscan Opera House, centrally located on Main Street in Dixfield once served as the cultural…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Harbor Cottage, The Old Ell (“Mame’s House”), and the Big Barn

… the Asticou Inn where the main road of Route 3 meets the upper end of the Asticou Way as well as Asticou Hill Trail.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 278-361

… Moses Averill Prudence Soule Albert Noyes First Baptist Meeting House illustration, description First Parish Church illustration, description

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 1 of 4

… for baked beans, apple pie, and annual town meetings inherited from long ago ancestors on England's eastern shore.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

It was a meeting place, a business center, and a home to many. It has a colorful history, with fires, Freemasonry, and several businesses.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

… less – 84 dwelling houses, 12 school houses, 14 meeting houses [among them the first congregational and baptist churches in blue hill] and other…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

The City Hall is still used for meetings and official city government business. Many of the earlier uses of City Hall for specific organizations have…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Old North Church

… Through General Knox’s involvement, a Town Meeting House was constructed in 1796 on High Street, and was the first house of worship in the town…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Redmen's Hall

It also housed dances, social gatherings, and had a movie projector. The Lodge room and kitchen were upstairs, while the dance hall and movie…

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

… boarding houses sprang up on the island to meet the needs of housing the workers. Eva Wheaton talks about the boarding houses in her audio.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

… like a lot now, but even before that, they had to meet certain standards before they were kept, meaning some books didn't even get put into that…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

… Church was torn down, the Sagadahoc Club meetings were first held at the members houses, but eventually moved to a school.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… involving the schools were not discussed in town meetings until school consolidation took effect, and did not involve the entire town, but just the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

… the first (bottom) floor has been altered to meet the occupying business’ needs. Ownership Starting with Oliver Moses in the 1850s, the building…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Baird's Quarry history

… Many workers came from European countries, and to meet the needs of a rising population, boarding houses and stores opened in every available space…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Joseph Mitchell and Mutual Store wagon, Bangor, 1865

… scaram man who was poor and went to the baptist meeting the poorest clod of any body in the house had much to do with this store." He further…

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

… the town initiated a series of neighborhood meetings to solicit citizen input prior to the 2006 Comprehensive Plan Update.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Places

… Brick Inn Farmington's First Grist Mill Franklin County Agricultural Fair Lowell's General Store Measuring Rock Meeting House Park North Church

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… money a number of times, apparently to make ends meet. While he offered insights into many businesses, several stand out.