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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

Merchants are usually operators of stores. Merchants' Row is located at 108, 114, and 116 Front Street, the home of many retail stores, built at a…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Coasting Law of 1789

… 1755 The Coasting Law of 1789 required that merchant ships port and register at each non-adjacent state as a way to raise port revenue.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Student Exhibits

… and The Opera House Ledyard Block Lincoln Block Merchants' Row Old Town Hall and Grant Building The Patten Free Library The Railroad Station…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 1 of 2

The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation Overwhelmingly dedicated to independence from Britain, Mainers quieted any murmurs of…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 2 of 2

The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation The committee sent a similar address to the citizens of Maine urging them to support…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Final Vote

The Final Vote William Williamson to Joseph Williamson on the final vote for separation, Boston, 1819Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Overview: Road to Statehood

Overview: Road to Statehood Map of the Inhabited Part of Maine, Moses Greenleaf, 1829Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Many know…

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

After the War: The First Victory for Separationists The "Boxer" and "Enterprise," Monhegan, 1831 This painting depicts an 1813 battle between…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Maine in the 17th Century

Maine in the 17th Century Map of New England, New York, ca. 1676 Largely an unexplored territory by European settlers, 17th century Maine…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

1790s: A Growing Movement "An address to the inhabitants of the District of Maine upon the subject of their separation," Portland, 1791Item…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

Turn of the Century to the War of 1812 The 1800s welcomed a plethora of economic and demographic changes for the District of Maine.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma William P. Preble to William King regarding Missouri Compromise, Portland, 1820 Although delighted by…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

… an office for the Port Surgeon and a room for the Merchant's Exchange and Board of Trade. When the building opened in 1858, Joseph Berry was…

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Tate House Museum

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

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… granite sill and lintel were repeated throughout “Merchants’ Row” after the fire. A brick Town Hall was begun in 1837 at the intersection of Centre…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… from Phillips, settled there and became a hardware merchant. Winthrop, known as "Wint", was a machinist and moved to Dixfield before 1900.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Bates (1851-1927). Both men were merchants in town. These two homes have since been razed as part of the expansion of the Forster Manufacturing Co.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

Church Block Text by Colbie Holloway, Shelby Martel, Samantha Sprauge, and Caitlyn Ware 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

Ledyard Block Text by Nathanial Barter, Devyn Pushard, and Sheridan Valure 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from the Patten Free…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

Columbian Block Text by Taylor Johnson, Michaela Lothrop, Paige Martin, Devon Vanmeter 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

The Patten Free Library Text by Noah Lapointe, Austin Lewis, Kyle Perry, and Shadow Stephens 7th grade students at Bath Middle School.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

94 Front Street By Kyle Hietala The Building Front Street, in Bath, Maine has been one of the most densely packed business areas throughout the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Partners

Project Partners Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room: Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society A reference room containing the resources for…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

… Project Resources From the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library Books & Manuscripts Baker, William Avery, 1973, “A…