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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

Cities of Smoke and Soot Aftermath of Harmon's Corner Fire, 1911McArthur Public Library Headline about the fire which consumed Biddeford's…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - EXHIBITS

… University of Southern Maine CITIES OF SMOKE AND SOOT An introduction to Biddeford and Saco's tumultuous fire history.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 8, pages 135-150

Blake Cornelius Driscoll Philadelphia Convention George W. Ladd President Johnson Annie Martin performance Solon Wilder Men smoking

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 1 of 4

… as long as Lubec had been Lubec, and even before, smoking herring for markets away had been a leading industry with many ups and downs.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gorham L. Boynton, Bangor, ca. 1867

… brown most generally cut frock coat and as a rule smokes a cigar while in the streets." He also wrote, "Mr Boynton is a man of his word about his…

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4

… Smokehouse Section 2: Six Steps in Producing Smoked Herring: 1990 and 1896 Sluicing the herring into wooden tanks.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 2 of 4

McCurdy Herring Smokehouse Part I: How They Smoked Herring in Lubec Section 1: A Traditional Process in Traditional Buildings McCurdy…

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Historic Hallowell - Sweat on the Kennebec ~ Hallowell Steam and Boom Company

… end of the raft as they drifted with the tide, smoking their pipes or sculling violently with single fourteen foot wide bladed oars to keep the…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… $5 1797 • Daniel Ramsdell cures first herring by smoke in Lubec, a process learned in Nova Scotia 1798 • Eastport (Moose Island) incorporated –…

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 2 of 3

… custom slaughtering and processing, and in house smoking. It is also the home of the so called “wicked good beef jerky.” At this time Thomas and…

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Lubec Landmarks

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

… a little “museum” of some items important in the smoking process. It is also provides a demonstration of how tradition can accept innovation.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Lubec would become the national leader in smoked herring production. Smokehouses and the many brush weirs that supplied herring lined the shore.

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Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 1 of 3

The only thing left was bad smoke and heat damage. Later, on the Mansion was rebuilt to its former glory.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

They cut and split firewood. They pickled, smoked and dried meat and fish. They tended the livestock. They planted the crops and harvested them.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War

… eyes, blackened countenances from pitch pine smoke, rags, and disease, the men look sickening. The air reeks with nastiness.” Another prisoner…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 2 of 4

… him lenghways and shave the bristles off and smoke him and it comes here called Bacon. Our Brigadier General has got A cow and out of 17 men about…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

… River provided great amounts of salmon, which was smoked and stored for later use. The forest provided game for the table.

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

I've never been able to taste meat and smoked fish, my nourishment is nothing, but Indian corn. Father Rasle was a strong believer in Christianity.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

… for the structural losses due to water, smoke, and fire damage. Webber’s store wasn’t the only store damaged by the fire.

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

… went off and Hall started to see the columns of smoke coming over the city. They told the town that they would give as much water as they could.

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

He was described as a noisy, booted, cigar-smoking, late-night-keeping presence. As a civil engineer for the United States Coast Survey, he charted…

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

… the other mainstay fishery industry in the area, smoking herring. They were a natural resource that supplied tasty fast food, the means of…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - John R Braden

… The pencil says, “You will make no mistake if you smoke The John R Braden Cigar. ‘It Can’t Be Beat’.