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Skowhegan Community History - Benedict Arnold's March

These men were to get to Quebec by following the Kennebec river upstream. Someone informed George Washington that the only way to travel on the…

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

… his revolutionary army up the Kennebec River to Quebec City. Because there were no dams at the time, the men and animals had to journey their way…

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… through the area with the intent of invading Quebec City, 184 miles to the north. The first settlement in the area was called Canaan, and early…

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

They were attempting to take control of the fortress at Quebec City then held by the British. The trip was doomed from the beginning as boats were…

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Skowhegan Community History - Bloomfield Academy

Bloomfield Academy Bloomfield AcademyItem Contributed bySkowhegan History House The Canaan Academy was first incorporated by the court of…

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Skowhegan Community History - Early Settlement in Skowhegan

Early Settlement in Skowhegan Weston gravestone X Oldest cemetary in town X Samuel Weston home X By Jordan Everett The year was 1771…

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Skowhegan Community History - Lakewood Theater

Lakewood Theater by Jenna Jones and Jaime Bacon Lakewood Theater X In 1895, the Somerset Traction Company of Skowhegan created a small…

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Skowhegan Community History - About the Project

About the Project Students at Skowhegan Area Middle School (SAMS) know their local history! Laura Richter, the Technology Integrator at SAMS, has…

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Skowhegan Community History - Contact Us

Contact Us Laura Richter Skowhegan Area Middle School lrichter@msad54.org 207-474-3339 http://www.msad54.org/sams

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Skowhegan Community History - Sister Communities

Sister Communities This project was a part of pilot effort by Maine Historical Society, under funding from a private foundation, to support…

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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

Farming in the Skowhegan Area Nettie P. Rowell of Cornville X by Dalton Landry and Lucas London Farming in Maine has been a rough and rocky…

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Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

Kennebec River Log Drive by Michael Hoy Log driving began in Maine on the Saco river in the 18th century.