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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Measuring Rock

Measuring Rock The Measuring Rock Story In 1776, at the encouragement of Thomas Wilson, Stephen Titcomb and four other residents of Topsham, Maine…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

… Society Two pronged hay fork used for sifting through hay to find rocks and other things that do not belong and to dig hay to feed animals.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Places

… Brick Inn Farmington's First Grist Mill Franklin County Agricultural Fair Lowell's General Store Measuring Rock Meeting House Park North Church

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

Cindy Turner is walking among the rocks with a bucket, looking for collectibles or other debris that had sunk to the bottom of the pond.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Lodging and Hotels: A Savage Family Business

Grey Rock Inn Owned by family member Emily Phillips Kenney Reynolds from 1927-1979. Rock End Hotel Owned by family members Herman LaFritz Savage…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Though not for the faint of heart, natural footholds could be found on the face of the rock for the more experienced and adventurous divers.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 4 of 4

… the water, the great river crashing to granite rock, white water exploding from granite rock – unbelievable, the power of life! Tom Fallon Sources…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Minturn Schoolhouse

A former student recalls: "Yep, and ‘course the stuff used to run right down the rocks and everything and in the wintertime we’d slide down it.

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Historic Hallowell - Solid Foundations - Hallowell Granite

… and who were the movers, shakers, and hard rock breakers? Communities grow where nature provides raw materials and the ready access to…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Index

… - Agriculture, Places Maps - Main Page Measuring Rock - Brief History, Places Meeting House Park - Places North Church - Places People - Main Page…

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Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

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

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Student Narrative of MDI History

… of which we just escaped being lost on a little rock on a level with the water, which made an opening in our barque near the keel.