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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

… This painting depicts an 1813 battle between the U.S. Brig Enterprise and the British Brig Boxer off of Monhegan Island.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 2 of 2

… in Philadelphia completed its rewriting of the U.S. Constitution, local papers dedicated its commentary to national matters and suspended talk of…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War Resources

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1868. U.S. Quartermaster’s Dept. Roll of Honor (No. XIV). Names of Soldiers who, In Defense of the American…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Snow was U.S. Postmaster. The U.S. Post Office moved to its present site on Washington Street in 1975.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

… the building was used by Bath Iron Works and the U.S. Navy and for more than the last ten years by R.M. Tate Co.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… down-east via the Carlton Bridge, a new route for U.S. 1 was constructed from Cook’s Corner in Brunswick to Bath in 1937.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

with the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Bangor and the Abolition Movement Ever since Maine officially became a state in 1820, it has…

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

Greg Gardner (center right), U.S. Army, accompany Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. John M. Shalikashvili (right), U.S. Army.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 129-142

… Portland Iron Men Tanners "Good Bye Liza Jane" U.S. Grant song Gilman Townsend 1872 election results Death of Horace Greeley Irish National…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 121-end

… -- trolleys, gas, electric street lights, and U.S. Mail boxes. He wrote again about his family's history in Ellsworth, his childhood in Brewer and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

… supporters of the Republican ticket to re-elect U.S. Grant and his running mate, Henry Wilson, took a train from Bangor to the rally, then returned…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

Bath 7.5 minute U.S.G.S.Quadrangle, 2000. Microfilm Newspapers: Bath Daily Tribune 1855-1858; Bath Independent 1879-1961; Bath Daily Times 1862-1967…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

… activities and to promote ethical business dealings. Maine led the eastern U.S. in the formation of BPW clubs for some six years in the 1920s.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

… center for tourists traveling the coast on U.S. 1. Opening of Carlton Bridge, Bath, Nov.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth Era: 1786-1807

Alexander served in the U.S. Navy for more than 40 years, joining in 1804 as a midshipman and rising to the rank of commodore. Servants.

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Life on a Tidal River - Post Office Square, State and Harlow Streets, Bangor, ca. 1949

In 1914 the U.S. Congress voted to buy the site and build what is now known as Bangor City Hall. It was originally known as the Federal Building…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Hannibal Hamlin, Bangor, 1866

… in the Maine House of Representatives and the U.S. House and Senate. Martin wrote under the illustration, "Hannibal Hamlin in Norombega Sept 8th…

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Historic Hallowell - Child Labor

Today the U.S. government and all of the states in America have enforced laws against child labor. Most other countries have laws against child labor…

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Friends of Wood Island Light

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

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National Archives at Boston

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

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Life on a Tidal River - About Us

Doughty School Joe Pelletier, U.S. History, Bangor High School David Bergquist, Local Historian Debe Averill, Team Leader, Library/Media Specialist…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 3 of 4

… of Sharpshooters & 1 Regt of Regulars 17th U.S. & 1 Regt Of Cavalry (call the best Volunteer Cavalry in the service) all of which are to be…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - WWI Impact on Farmington's Agriculture

This program was created by the U.S. Dept. of Labor and Dept. of Agriculture. “Women will go to farms where farmers are willing and ready to use…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

Senate: Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, U.S. Senate, 9 May 2017…