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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

"… History Schools, Social Life and Community Service Strong offered a variety of social and service organizations, including the Gift Club, Senior…"

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

"… mill operations to Strong, the junction of rail service north to Kingfield, west to Phillips, and south to Farmington."

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

"Years later during the War of 1812, a serious military battle took place in the area surrounding Pitcher’s Brook, currently known as Reeds Brook."

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

"This monument honors them for their service to local education. Elizabeth Anne Chase Akers Allen Another interesting Strong native was Elizabeth Anne…"

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

"… Water Act was passed, and the Department of Human Services required residents to boil their drinking water."

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Historic Clothing Collection - Site Overview

"This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) MA-30-18-0288-18."

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Historic Clothing Collection - The Maine Historical Society Historic Dress Collection - Page 2 of 2

"This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, MA-30-18-0288-18."

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

"Captain William Hitchcock commanded the first military company in the area. Starting in 1822, horseback riders delivered mail to Farmington, Strong…"

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Lincoln, Maine - Thomas S. Libby

"… on March 4, 1864 at age 48 while he was in the military serving in the Civil War. He is the father of Thomas G. Libby. Thomas S."

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

"… sports teams to go to out of town games, and the military used it to transport soldiers to and from World War II."

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

"… hometowns and traveled south to serve in the US military at some point during the war. Fred Titcomb's horses, load of hay, Falmouth Corner…"

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

"… honors all Cumberland citizens who served in the military during war. A large stone originally stood at the same spot with a memorial plaque noting…"

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational

"Occupational James Jones, Farmington, ca. 1854Maine Historical Society In the nineteenth century, individuals often chose to be photographed…"

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

"Occupational Photography Captain Lewis Mitchell, Portland, ca. 1855Maine Historical Society The presence of a farmer and a sailor on the Maine…"

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

"Human Interest Two women with whiskey glasses, ca. 1854Maine Historical Society While most early photographers created formal images of their…"

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 2

"Landscape Photography Landscape Photography Slideshow Click on image for full slideshow Dotting the landscape of mid-nineteenth century Maine…"

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

"Landscape Photography Connor and Hathorn Building, Pittsfield, ca. 1860Maine Historical Society Early outdoor photographs are…"

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

"Famous People Hannibal Hamlin, ca. 1860Maine Historical Society Hannibal Hamlin This ambrotype of Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891) probably dates…"

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 1 of 3

"Famous People Dolley Madison, ca. 1840Maine Historical Society Dolly Madison Remembered as one of America’s great first ladies, Dolly Madison…"

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Early Maine Photography - Studio Portraits

"Studio Portraits Studio Portrait Slideshow Click on image for full slideshow Beginning the 1840s, photographers sought to make the connection…"

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Early Maine Photography - Portland Photographers

"Portland Photographers Augustus Fox, ca. 1855Maine Historical Society As Maine’s largest city, Portland became a center for photographers…"

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Early Maine Photography - Art

"Art Silhouette of an unidentified woman, ca. 1855Maine Historical Society When the French artist Louis Daguerre announced his invention of…"

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 3

"Landscape Photography Mussey's Row, Middle Street, Portland, ca. 1856Maine Historical Society Taken in 1845 or 1846, this view of buildings…"

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 3 of 3

"Landscape Photography Bemis Family, South Paris, ca. 1870Maine Historical Society Communities beyond the Portland area are also represented…"