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Lincoln, Maine - World War I

Lewiston: Dingley, Inc. 1822-1928. Print. "World War I." World War I. Web. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I>.

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Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… Aroostook War (also known as the “Pork and Beans War” and the “Lumberjack War”), I would be nervous if I was a wife to one of the men that went to…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

The bullet that removed him from the world took from it a frank, brave, and noble-minded gentleman.” Back in Gray, Maine, the sorrowful news was…

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

… used it to transport soldiers to and from World War II. B.J.'s General Store in Mattawamkeag was rented out to the Army to house black soldiers who…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Bryants and Rockefellers: Two Seal Harbor Families

After joining the US Navy as a Sea Bee during World War II, Donald met and married Marguerite Hodgkins in 1946.

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Lincoln, Maine - Cars, Model T

… vehicles has changed the outlook of the world. When the car was first created it was an outbreak across the globe.

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Lincoln, Maine - Jonathan Clay Jr.

There could have been huge changes if the war came here and was fought, and we could have had our town or even country taken over.

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Lincoln, Maine - Thomas G. Libby

He went to war when he was fourteen to be a drummer boy. There was already a drummer boy, so he fought along side his father, Thomas S. Libby.

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Lincoln, Maine - Jacob Stinchfield

The Aroostook War was when Maine was arguing with Canada for parts of the border. It was a bloodless war because we settled it with a treaty before…

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Lincoln, Maine - Nathaniel Bodwell

To me, anything that has to do with war is unreasonable and doesn't need to happen. I would be so scared knowing that he was only there to beat on…

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Lincoln, Maine - Thomas S. Libby

He was in the war to help people and friends out so they wouldn’t get hurt. I bet Thomas S. Libby would like it more now than back then because it…

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Lincoln, Maine - Newspapers

Some people wouldn’t have even heard anything about the war at all. The people of Lincoln might not know when there are changes happening in other…

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Lincoln, Maine - Gary Gordon

Gary had a wife, Carmen Gordon, of Lincoln, and two children, Ian, 6, and Brittany, 3, at the time of his death on October 3, 1993 at the age of 33.

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

By the end of World War II, the woods and fields of Surry were free of these polluting items. When the war ended in August 1945, there was little…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… together people from across the region and the world through music. Program CoverItem Contributed bySurry Historical Society Beginnings: the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Horse and Wagon, Lincoln, ca. 1900

… Lincoln Historical Society Description Two men with a horse and wagon in Lincoln. View additional information about this item on the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Pulp & Paper Mill, Lincoln, 1957 - Page 1 of 2

… of the three silos to the left can hold up to two hundred cords of wood chips. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln House Hotel

In the 1900s, two new stories of wood and two new stories of bricks were constructed to house more visitors to stay.

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Lincoln, Maine - Mills & Paper Industry - Page 2 of 2

The closure of these two mills left over 1,150 out of work. June 24, 1968: The people of Lincoln rallied together and independently raised $350,000…

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Lincoln, Maine - Benjamin Chesley

After Bethia died, Benjamin decided to give his two sons another mother. He decided to marry Polly Hathaway.

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Lincoln, Maine - Gateway Motors

… topic” Gateway Motors and Buck Motors were were two rival car companies in Lincoln from about 1939 to 1945. They have few things in common.

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Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

Two years later, Father Reilly was transferred to St. Martin’s Parish in Millinocket. Many different pastors and reverends took over as the resident…

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Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

Also, there had to be two people on shifts working the connections. When they connected the two lines the operator put in a type of time card, and…

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

… town of Lincoln where he first helped operate two hospitals, on West Broadway. The hospitals were the Stratton Hospital and the Margaret Workman…