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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle Congregational Church

Sources: Vance, Melissa. "Presque Isle Congregational Church Claims Origins from Colonists." The Star Herald [presque isle] 1 Apr. 2009: 8-8.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… people into the area including Clark Gable, movie star and member of the Army Air Force, and Bob Hope, movie star and comedian working with the USO.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Allen Building

It was also the first post office in Presque Isle, until 1914. The first postmaster was James Phair.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Sears and Roebuck Company Building

This building replaced a mail order office. When it was built, the store was the second largest Sears building in New England.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Perry Opera House

Grant Law Offices in 1953. It is still this way today. Sources: Presque Isle Historical Society. A Self-Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle’s Historic Fire Station

When the municipal offices relocated next door in 1960, the building continued to serve as the fire and police station until the current facility was…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Working in Maine

The other part of his job was working in the office. He did lots of paperwork. In his last ten to fifteen years of his career, he had more…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

The freight office (seen here) was on Dyer Street. Another building used by the Aroostook Valley Railroad during its last few years of operation…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

In 1921, Gould built a two-story office building on the northwest corner of Second and State Streets to house his electric company and the Aroostook…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad and Maine Public Service Company building, Presque Isle, 1921

… Description Arthur Gould built an office building for two of his companies, the Aroostook Valley Railroad (AVR) and Maine Public Service…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908

Walls floors and ceiling of office are wooden. Stove in middle of room has coal scuttle next to it. Large desk on right is high, requiring clerk to…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Stairs-Beckwith Farm, Presque Isle, ca. 1950

… destroyed in 2000 and were replaced with doctors' offices. The photograph was taken around 1950. Many farms had aerial photographs taken so that…