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Historic Hallowell - Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community

These artisans produced some of the finest public monuments and statuary found in America. The 1850s also brought significant political change, and a…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early 1800s

Early 1800s Henry Knox monument, Thomaston, ca. 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society After General Knox’s death in 1806…

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Lincoln, Maine - Wartime Lincoln

Wartime Lincoln WWI Monument, Main Street X Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies…

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Great Harbor Maritime Museum

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Abbot Historical Society

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

… the June 18, 1864 consecration of the Soldiers' Monument at Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor. The Bangor Cornet Band was part of the procession into…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - "Man on the Street"

"Man on the Street" Street scene, Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media The Portland…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

… of Pythias Hall on Pleasant Street bordered Monument Lot with its share of streamers. The Order of Knights of Pythias is an international…

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The General Henry Knox Museum

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Cottagers

But there were monumental exceptions, such as John D. Rockefeller’s 100-room “Eyrie” and New York physician Edward Dunham’s sprawling “Keewaydin”…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Founding of Acadia National Park

The government first made it a National Monument. In 1919 it became Lafayette National Park, the first east of the Mississippi.

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Lincoln, Maine - World War I

Also, Lincoln put up a monument to keep the memory of World War I in this town. The monument is located near Rite Aid in downtown Lincoln.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Project Partners

… Lindsten Stuga, and Laden, as well as the monuments and old cemetery behind the Capitolium. In addition, the Historical Society puts on the annual…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

There is Biddeford granite in the Lincoln monument in Springfield, Illinois and the foundations of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VIII. Changing course and new beginnings (1955-Present) - Page 2 of 2

Civil War Monument, 2010. Photograph by Jamiee Beatson, Biddeford High School. X Biddeford, however, has other plans for itself.

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

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910Item Contributed byBlue Hill Historical Society The first European settlers, among them the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

… spent much of its time soliciting funds for monuments and memorials, busts and equestrian statues of Union soldiers and heroes, granite shafts…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 3

… in Market Square, now the site of the statue in Monument Square. At the far left is seen the tower of the Free Will Baptist Church on Casco Street…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 3 of 4

His name appears on the Civil War monument at Mount Hope Cemetery that honors the 236 soldiers from Bangor who died in the war (only fifty-five names…

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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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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

… his name listed on the African-American Civil War Monument in Washington, D.C. at the corner of Vermont and U Streets in northwest Washington, D.C.

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Historic Hallowell - Carvers and Quarrymen

… on the statue of "Faith," part of the Founder Monument now in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Among his other notable works is the carving of "Library"…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Funeral

Henry Knox monument, Thomaston, ca. 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Unfortunately for Knox, it took several years for him to…

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Acadia National Park

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