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John Martin: Expert Observer - First Penobscot Bridge, Bangor, ca. 1846

He labeled the toll house, Skinner's Store, and the Draw. Martin (1823-1864) began in 1864 writing a Journal about his life and experiences.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 14 of 17

The ensuing joblessness and poverty took their toll. The cities faced a huge debt crisis and many citizens refused to pay the tax assessments imposed…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… the current path of Route 1, and was funded by toll rates, eight cents for a horse and twenty-five cents for a stagecoach.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 3 of 4

A toll road across the marsh between Dunstan and Oak Hill, the Cumberland Turnpike was the first turnpike in New England. Dr.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

Objecting to the toll, stagecoach operator Josiah Paine avoided the marsh by creating at his own expense a direct route from Dunstan to Stroudwater.

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Historic Hallowell - Blizzards in Hallowell

The death toll was sixty-three: two lobstermen, fifty-six other seamen, and five deaths on the Turnpike.

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Westport Island History Committee

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Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

… that year the telephone company made Lincoln the toll center for this division. This division included the towns of Olamon, which only had one…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

It was a terrible toll, one that had to have caused great sadness and grief among those remaining in Surry.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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