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

[34] For further details on this debate and the opinions of Maine politicians and national figures, see Banks, Maine Becomes a State, 188-204.

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

1806 William King became a prominent figure in 19th century Maine separation politics and would continue to play a major role in early statehood as…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

…   Part 2, pages 30-47 Profiles of political figures, including Hannibal Hamlin, 1866 election results   Part 3, pages 48-64 More Hannibal…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Illustrations

… 37 half- or quarter-page illustrations, 32 figural drawings, and numerous other illustrations, some in watercolor.

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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

They figured out that they needed to grow crops that one would call “niche” markets like blueberries, sweet corn and low cost hay.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Circus swing, Boston, 1853

… a boy hung one leg over the lower cross piece at figure 2 and another jumped down from figure 1 and come astride of the boys leg at 2 say 7 feet…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Dr. Charles Snell, Bangor, ca. 1867

… expression although I have not represented his figure so large as he should be for he is a large man." View additional information about this item…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Maine State Prison

… byThomaston Historical Society King was politically active as early as 1795 as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, serving in both the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Notable Residents

… Knox) and eminent lawyer and statesman, left politics in 1833 and returned to the practice of law in Thomaston.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Census, Timeline

… The selected timeline of Portland with population figures also provides insight into the growth and changes in the city over many years.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

By the 1850s, he was a national literary figure. He and his family frequently visited Portland. Anne Longfellow Pierce, Portland, ca.

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

Moy read, George H. Moy was quite an important figure in the class of 1901, Deering High School, if we are to judge from his record.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

James C. Ledyard was also an important figure in Bath history, but not just because of his link to the Ledyard Block.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… a successful businessman and prominent social figure, King was Bath’s representative in the Massachusetts legislature and later Maine’s foremost…

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

… the Mayor of Bangor, and other noteworthy figures. Bangor planned days of celebration to bookend the overnight stay of the party: there was a…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - WWI Impact on Farmington's Agriculture

Mills, a local lawyer and political figure was placed in charge of the “Women on Farms” venture. This program was created by the U.S. Dept.

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 3 of 3

… wife Elizabeth Oakes Smith was a major literary figure in her own right. This ambrotype of Seba Smith was taken by Myron H. Kimball of New York.

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Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

… Rufus, William and Cyrus, became major public figures. The King family prospered before the Revolutionary War.