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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - U.S. Flagship Hartford

U.S. Flagship Hartford A recreation of a possible piece of correspondence of a shipman: Gunboat Kennebec Off Thomaston Maine April 23,1862 Dear…

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Lincoln, Maine - Gary Gordon

In 1996, the U.S. Navy named a Roll-on/Roll-off cargo ship U.S.N.S. Gordon in honor of Gary Gordon. He received many awards after he died, but the…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1940-1950 - Page 2 of 3

… the original 'little black' cocktail dress by major U.S. designer Nettie Rosenstein featured a huge flat black bow with tails from waist to hem.

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

Customs and the U.S. Postal Service under a single roof. And Washington Street would soon connect to Water Street, sometimes called Front Street…

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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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Lubec, Maine - Myron Avery, Lubec, and the Appalachian Trail

Navy. Avery also served in World War II, returning to inactive duty after five and a half years of service with the rank of Captain and the Legion of…

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

Navy and for more than the last ten years by R.M. Tate Co. Tate's, like Grant's, is a department store that offers inexpensive merchandise. X

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

was finally settled, establishing the border between Canada and the U.S.; Campobello and Lubec. During the occupation Jabez Mowry and several other…

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

Navy. After fifty years of marriage, Faith died in 1990 and Dr. Haigis later married Helen Sluder of Naples, Florida.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

… house named the Copper and Gold Exchange The U.S. Census of 1880 reported that the population of Blue Hill had grown by 507 people over the…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… saw action even aboard the famous ironclad, the U.S. Monitor. Nearly 2,700 men from Bangor served during the Civil War, 236 of whom did not return…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

This same ship, donated to the U.S.Navy, was converted to a warship and was the first vessel sunk in the war by German submarines in 1917.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

Maine responded vigorously by supplying the U.S. Army and Navy with more men proportionately than any other state.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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