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Freeport Historical Society

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Maine Irish Heritage Center

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

The amount of Maine State bounty paid to volunteers, drafted men, substitutes, and all other recruits for the army and navy, between April 12, 1861…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 3 of 4

X In 2000, a group of volunteers and representatives from town, state and federal commissions and agencies organized as the Friends of Scarborough…

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Millinocket Fire Department

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Resources

Shettleworth Jr., Maine State Museum, 2000 Josiah Volunteered - A Collection of Diaries, Letters and Photographs of Josiah H.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thomas White Dry Good Emporium, Bangor, 1864

… used part of the building pictured to recruit volunteers. He reportedly signed up 110 men in two days for the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, in which…

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Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 1 of 3

Volunteer fire departments don’t operate the same way. They could be called in at anytime. The Guilford Fire Department is a volunteer fire…

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Mercy Hospital - Founding of Mercy

The entire order of 60 women volunteered. Queen's Hospital entrance, Portland, ca. 1930 Queen's Hospital EntranceItem Contributed byMercy…

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… women were never allowed to be firefighters or volunteers. The competitions usually were centered around fire department activities.

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

Smith, Ned. The 22nd Maine Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War: a History and Roster. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & C., 2010. Sprague, Homer B.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Historical Society

Staffed totally by dedicated volunteers, the museum is open Tuesday mornings from 9:00 AM to noon and by appointment all year round.

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Maine Aviation Historical Society & Maine Air Museum

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Oakfield Historical Society

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Monson Historical Society

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

For several years in the 1980s, Surry's Volunteer Police Force, complete with cruiser, uniforms and badges, patrolled the town.

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Lincoln, Maine - Civil War

In 1861, 86 volunteers came from Lincoln and in 1862, 58 volunteers came from Lincoln. During the war more than twenty-five regiments received…

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Rumford Area Historical Society

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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

Local residents volunteered their time to help The Packet get up and running. It continues to serve as the town's journal of record.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Partners

Library staff and volunteers from the Bath Historical Society are prepared to help patrons search for information on their houses and their…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 2 of 3

… states in 1861, the first company of Biddeford volunteers left that May. By October of the next year more than half of all able-bodied men were in…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Porter Lake

… Johnson-Cox Post 78, American Legion; members and volunteers provided the labor. Donated equipment was used and the beach was made usable.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Today

Many volunteers and an active parent-teacher group support the school. Surry Elementary School Today X A strong sense of stewardship…