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City of Brewer

Brewer is the gateway to coastal communities and Acadia National Park. The city along with Bangor also serves as a trading and distribution center for the coastal areas and towns and cities to the north with the total region having a population of approximately 250,000 people.

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Brewer Public Library

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Alonzo E. Raynes, Brewer, ca. 1838

Alonzo E. Raynes, Brewer, ca. 1838 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Alonzo E.

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Lincoln, Maine - Eastern Manufacturing Company, Lincoln, ca. 1920 - Page 1 of 2

… a conveyor belt that put wood in a box car and shipped it to Brewer. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

Robinson Dilly Snow Farm, Ball Hill Cove, Brewer Clara Herrich Enoch Holbrook Farm, Brewer George Snow Dick Patten T.

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915 - Page 1 of 2

… was used to ship pulp wood from Lincoln to the Brewer Mill in 1915 because the river drive stopped in Lincoln.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Alonzo E. Raynes diving off wharf, Hampden, ca. 1840

Raynes (1830-1918) of Brewer often dove off a pile of boards on Covaly's wharf in Hampden in order to retrieve an egg that his friends dropped in the…

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 2 of 2

The Bangor Fire of 1911 Resource Page Bangor, Brewer, Old Town, Orono and Veazie Directory. No. 12. 1910-11. Bangor: Cannon & Co. Print.

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

… is purchased by Eastern Manufacturing Company of Brewer. The name is changed to the Katahdin Division of Eastern Manufacturing Company.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales Buildings

A few years later, he purchased the Brewer Chevrolet franchise and facilities in 1961. That was on the corner of Main and Park Streets.

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

… family's history in Ellsworth, his childhood in Brewer and Hampden, his lameness, his mother's illnesses, his work history, and, finally, the death…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Revenue gunboat "Mahoning," Bangor, 1864

He wrote, "I took my son Junior & crossed to Brewer & sketched her from the Brick Wharf oposite Steam Boat wharf.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Old Bill, gundalow crossing Penobscot River, Bangor, 1846

When they got to Brewer, they realized the ferry crossing to Bangor would be difficult due to the storm.

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

Print. The Bangor, Brewer and Penobscot County Directory. Boston: W. F. Stanwood, 1864. Bishop, Chris and Drury, Ian.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railway

… the site of a hotel since about 1866 when Daniel Brewer create a carriage trail to the top and built a hotel.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

He wrote that they paddled to Brewer and back "in 8 minutes a mile and a third or ten mile an hour." Stephen Stanislaus and Sebattis Saul paddled…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Carolyn Stone

Carolyn A. Stone was born in Brewer, Maine, on October 19 of 1876. She attended Brewer High School, graduating from there in 1894.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Expansion

From its modest beginnings in Brewer in 1836, the Stearns mill became one of the largest mills on the Hampden, Brewer, Orrington, section of the…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Expansion

From its modest beginnings in Brewer in 1836, the Stearns mill became one of the largest mills on the Hampden, Brewer, Orrington section of the…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

… games played today, as shown in a game against Brewer High School, 1918, when Brewer beat Hampden with a score of 14-13.

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Architecture & Landscape database - Eaton W. Tarbell

… the Eastern Corporation Guest House (1946) in Brewer and the Merchants National Bank (1974) in Bangor.

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

George Abbott, a Brewer fireman, was killed when a chimney from a house on Penobscot Street fell on him while he was fighting a fire there.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

… mother's experiences in Ellsworth, childhood in Brewer, Hampden   Part 2, pages 74-138 Reed Hardings neighborhood, Brewer; jobs with Dr.

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

John Holyoke, a man from Brewer, was another abolitionist from the 1800's. Although many people knew that he was an abolitionist, a surprising fact…