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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railway

Green Mountain Railway Lithograph of Green Mountain Rail Road TrainItem Contributed byGreat Harbor Maritime Museum In the 1880s railways were…

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

… abundant undeveloped land and easy access to mountains and the sea are factors that have attracted families and businesses.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

On the east side of Carr Mountain, near the home of Ben Royal, was a Way Station that had a tie up for horses and lodging for travelers.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

The Black Mountain Ski Resort now features skiing for the family at affordable rates, a tubing hill for the non-skier, and a modern, up-to-date lodge…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… and Special Collections Library Over the mountains, to the south, the three towns of the Nezinscot Region are powered by a more diversified…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 2 of 4

… School merged with Mexico High School to form the Mountain Valley High School. Many athletic teams reached the state finals, bringing recognition…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… from the Pennacook tribe had a camp on the mountain in back of what is known as the Ira Wing farm.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

In 1813 it was voted to extend this road over the mountain, past the west side of Worthley Pond, and continue southeast to the Sumner town line…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

A school building was erected on Roxbury Road and one near Highland Terrace before 1850. The next to come was the Walton School, then the Kingdom…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 2 of 5

Selectmen, Town Clerk, and Tax Collector, Bondsmen, Road Surveyors, Hog Reaves and other positions were elected to see that the town would be on…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 1 of 5

Years later their efforts turned into the Coos Road, running from northern Vermont down the Androscoggin and Sandy River valleys to Hallowell.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

Horses pulled the stage over roads that are closed today. Bowery Corner, an old intersection connecting various roads in the Severy Hill area, put up…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - A Man's Life in a Suitcase

He lived on a farm on Roxbury Road in Mexico. John joined the Marine Corps Reserve in 1943 after graduating from Mexico High School.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico Corner

… stood on the corner of Main Street and Roxbury Road and sold medical supplies, codfish, tea, molasses, rum, hardware, and bolts of cloth.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

Dist.# 10 - Another schoolhouse in southern portion of East Strong was located at the end of the Lambert Road.

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

… in 1908, laying a water line from nearby Day Mountain Pond. The Strong Water Company was created by an act of the Legislature on March 15, 1899.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Road crew on horse-drawn road grader, Strong, ca. 1905 Item 57204 infoStrong Historical Society This American Champion…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 3 of 3

Eight years later in August, 1861, the Mount Washington Carriage Road Company opened the road to the top.

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Acadia National Park

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

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

Soon they held the top of Cadillac Mountain, and in 1916 they offered the federal government more than 6,000 acres.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Day 1

The White Mountains were covered by heavy ice, blocking 850 miles of trails and roads. All that ice from the storm destroyed power lines, which…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bar Harbor: Building of Arts

… “not only for its accessibility and unrivalled mountain view but also for that quiet seclusion and freedom from disturbing influences which are…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Richardson farmhouse along the South Strong Road in Strong around 1890. On this farm Thomas L.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… property, located at the lower end of the present day Chandler Road, was owned by Charles B. Conant, son of Ephraim and Eliza Doble Conant.