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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

94 Front Street By Kyle Hietala The Building Front Street, in Bath, Maine has been one of the most densely packed business areas throughout the…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

The confluence of the Kenduskeag River with that of the Penobscot River beckoned development. Yet, it would be more than a hundred and fifty years…

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 - Page 1 of 2

The paper mill came in 1910 and was built in front of the pulp mill. The trestle at right is still used by the railway today.

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

… when struck there the flames looked miles high in front of us and you can imagine the feelings when got in sight of the Universalist Church and saw…

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Life on a Tidal River - Resources

Gilman, Robert;, and John Heide. Home Front America: Popular Culture of the World War II Era. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1995. Print. Shaw, Dick.

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Life on a Tidal River - Fifth Street Junior High School, Bangor, ca. 1940

… 2,000 feet of concrete walks were constructed in front of the both new Junior High Schools in Bangor.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 2 of 2

Joseph Hospital front entrance, Bangor, ca. 1955Item Contributed bySt. Joseph Healthcare Saint Joseph Hospital in Bangor, Maine, is one of the major…

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Historic Hallowell - Logging

It had a ski in the front for snow, two tracks in the back for movement which was powered buy the steam engine, and also about four to ten sleds to…

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Lincoln, Maine - Steamboats

… me as they try to move from the back to the front of the boat. The back of the boat carries all of our luggage.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

… Room at the Patten Free Library? X Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930Item Contributed byPatten Free Library A…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Student Exhibits

… Grant Building The Patten Free Library The Railroad Station Sagadahoc Block and Sagadahock House The Sagadahoc County Courthouse 94 Front Street

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… stretch of the Kennebec River and the system of river-parallel ridges on which the city is situated include crustal plate movements, river erosion…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… The Lincoln Block, located at 52, 54, and 56 Front Street, originally known as the Sagadahock Bank Block, was built in 1878.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

The wind carried the fire along the west side of Front Street burning down everything in its path, almost impossible to stop.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Dreamland and Liberty

It was given a false front to make the building look bigger. The theatre changed its name in 1919 to the Liberty Theatre, to honor the end of World…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

… the current Sagadahoc Block located at 66-84 Front Street. The hotel was built by Captain John Patten, on Shaw's Point.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block

The date is on the front of the 3 1/2 story building. The Bath Savings Institution building was first built in an Italianate style.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

The Leonard and Mitchell Drugstore, at 194 Front Street, was also part of this block. This business, along with the Mikelsky Music store at 168 Front

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

In 1892, Swett purchased the Webber Drugstore on Front Street. In 1894, Lewis B. Swett opened his second drugstore, as recorded in a newspaper…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

… Museum The Davenport Memorial building at 55 Front Street was constructed in 1929. The three-story building with a bell tower is 56 feet wide and…

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Historic Hallowell - Volunteer Firefighters and their Fire Clothes

… also with black in the middle with a number in front. Now the firemen wear jackets that are either black or tan with yellow or orange stripes…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

The Grant building is brick with a front of granite and limestone in the art deco style. There were 473 Grant stores nationwide.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

… Library The Church Block is located at 44 to 50 Front Street in downtown Bath. The foundation of the Italianate style Church Block is made out of…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Works Cited Page

1998, Storm Edition: Day 3, sec. Front Page. Cheever, Dave. “The Army Has Been Assembled.” Kennebec Journal 11 Jan. 1998 Storm Edition ed.: A1.