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Byron Historical Society

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Monson Historical Society

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

In early 1880 there were 29 mining companies in Blue Hill. By the end of that summer 10 remained. Some ran out of capital.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

… numerous gristmills, paper mills, three silver mines, and a foundry. Farmland dominated the rural area to the village’s west.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… Niagara One of the world’s only moontide springs Mines that once produced some of the nations’s finest mica The mine that produced the world’s…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

… dumps would frequently result in a gold mine find of old metal, bottles, cans and rubber tires.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

There were also two mining companies, the Blue Hill Bay Company and the East Surry Company. Despite the town's many businesses however, a worldwide…

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Lubec, Maine - Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine Queen

… Queen Susie (Knight) Calder was born on Lead Mine Road, the oldest girl in a family of 12 children.

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… byLubec Memorial Library 1850 – 1900 1860 • Lead mines established on South Bay in North Lubec and in West Lubec 1861 • 200 Lubec men, 18 to 40…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village

… where a sumptuous dinner was served up in a “mine host’s” best style. As the party were about to start out, Capt.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

Students in front of the Mines school, Blue Hill, 1905Item Contributed byBlue Hill Historical Society Schoolhouses There are no records of when the…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Lead mines were dug in West Lubec and on South Bay. War and Trade In the midst of prosperity came the outbreak of Civil War and, in 1861, over 200…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

He was even in the silver and coal mining business in Maine. In 1880, Curtis was in the farming business near Gothenburg, Nebraska.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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