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Historic Hallowell - Nature's Bounty - Raw Material, Close at Hand

Nature's Bounty - Raw Material, Close at Hand Hains Ledge Quarry, Lithgow Hill, Hallowell, ca.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… bySurry Historical Society Surry paid a town bounty of $22,948 to the Union cause. Eighteen Surry men served in the First Maine Heavy Artillery.

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

Resources BOOKS Bonsey, Osmond C. Surry, Maine: An informal History, Surry Historical Society, 2003. Jellison, Connee.

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Early Settlement Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Border Dispute Originally, Surry…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Today

Surry Today Home to about 1,300 residents, Surry today is a vibrant town boasting an active, creative, and diverse citizenry, many of whom are…

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

Weathervane Dispute New Surry Grammar School, 1952Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text by Lynn Bonsey Images contributed by Surry…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Early Twentieth Century Daily Living During the Jazz Age of 1920s, Surry had some specialized schools, including a dancing school and a singing…

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge Text by Bryan McLellan Images contributed by Wilbur and Marjorie Saunders through the Surry Historical Society From the…

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

Broadway by the Bay Playhouse, Surry, 1946Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Surry Playhouse 1929-1938/1946-1953 Text by Kate…

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Surry by the Bay - Welcome

Welcome Come to SurryItem Contributed bySurry Historical Society Welcome to the Hancock County coastal community of Surry.

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

Late Twentieth Century Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Changes By 1950, Surry's…

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property Text by Steve Collier and Sandy Collier Images contributed by Susan Paquette through the Surry Historical Society…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

Surry Village School Text by Lynn Bonsey, with sections adapted from Surry, Maine: An informal History by Osmond C.

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Surry by the Bay - About The Project

About The Project Our team is comprised of Surry Elementary School, the Surry Historical Society, and several Surry residents.

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

History of Surry Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text written by Lynn Bonsey, with sections adapted from Surry, Maine: An informal…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

Surry Opera Company Opera Company's Tenth Anniversary festival schedule, Surry, 1994Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text by Kate…

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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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Historic Hallowell - Earning Our Keep

Vocations developed taking full advantage of the bountiful natural resources; water, wood, stone. How might you have managed to get along two…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: Rustic to Rusticators

In 1790, a bounty was paid on bears, wildcats and wolves. The population of Mt. Desert increased quickly after the first settlers, and in 1768, ten…

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

… Farmington Historical Society Several crops were bountiful, including beans and corn and were a boon for the canneries, who described business as…

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

… (1861-65) Because of the high cost of soldier's bounties to be paid by the city, the war had an overall negative economic impact upon Biddeford.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

… family in particular profited greatly from the bounty. The Andrews family were the most prominent of the local granite pioneers, with the largest…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 1 of 4

After raising partook of a bountiful supper & after supper had pleasant singing.” Not everyone found land to his liking in Blue Hill.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - The Plymouth Company (Kennebec Proprietors) records, ca. 1625-1824

… land speculation and Revolution‐era land bounties. The collection, acquired by MHS from historian Joseph Williamson in 1862, measures 4.5 linear…