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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

… a fourteen-mile coach or carriage drive over rough roads to get from the train depot in Ellsworth to Blue Hill.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… of the amateurs carrying them through the rough patches. In lieu of sets, 200 slides of artwork commissioned from various local artists provided a…

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Our Shared History - Page 3 of 4

Traveling was still very rough in our region throughout the 19th century. The creation and condition of our roads and their constant maintenance was…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

It is still known for the rolling hills, clear rivers, and fertile farmlands that attracted settlers here over two hundred years ago.

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

Even during that rough time she helped injured prisoners in the camp. This act of unselfishness shows how heroic she truly was.

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

He would rough out the roads in the woods. While doing this, he noticed sap on a fallen spruce. His father would take the strips of the resin and…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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