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Lincoln, Maine - Osgood's Store

The departments that Osgood’s had were the “Cove” room, the “Little Folks” section, and the shoe department (located in the center of the store), the…

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Winter Harbor Historical Society

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry

… were some near Scrag Island, some in Toothacher Cove and some at nearby Frenchboro. The first deliveries of salmon smolt (baby salmon) were brought…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Depression, War, and Fire

… fire broke out in a cranberry bog outside Hulls Cove. Though the fire was slow moving at first, the winds whipped up and it exploded out of control.

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Historic Hallowell - Sweat on the Kennebec ~ Hallowell Steam and Boom Company

… these rafts with houses would be towed into the cove below Vaughan's Point. Steam and Boom Company, Log Driver's Shack, Hallowell…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Shipbuilding: An Important Early Industry

… mostly located around the inner harbor, at Conary Cove near the reversing falls, at the Salt Pond and in East Blue Hill.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Ryder’s Cove, or Sabbathday Harbor as it was known to early sailors as an ideal place to rest on Sundays, became Islesboro’s first summer community.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

Later, wharves were constructed at Ryder’s Cove, Hewes Point, Smith’s Landing and, by 1891, at Dark Harbor.

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Acadia National Park

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Baird's Quarry history

… commercial quarries on the island; the Toothacher Cove Quarry being the other one. Within a few years, Baird’s quarry works were 500 by 250 ft.

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Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… (1675-1702) Garrison Cove Marker on Black Point Road in ScarboroughItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum The first…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

… Hill in The Center, between Somesville and Seal Cove. For some time, these were the only churches on the island.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 1 of 2

… July 4 they established “Camp Pemetic” on Wasgatt Cove in Northeast Harbor, just south of where Hadlock Brook empties into Somes Sound.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

… factory that baited trawlers coming into Mackerel Cove. Swan’s Island fishermen worked hard and were successful at their trade.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

… father’s fascinating old marine store, near the cove at the South of the present wharf, smelling of all tarry seafaring things…” Kimball’s story…

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

… on streams at the head of the harbor and Peters Cove. At the original settlement in Blue Hill Falls, mills were powered by the tidal currents…

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

… many towns including: Guilford, Dover, Alton, Pea Cove, South Lagrange, Lagrange, Boyd Lake, Milo, Sebec, Abbot, and Blanchard.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

… added to others around the island such as clam cove, ringbolt, and barn run. Sagamore Wreck of the Sagamore, January 14, 1934Item Contributed…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… acquainted with area waters and tides, isolated coves and islands; as well as the close proximity to Campobello and Deer Islands made the work of…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Of The Arts Era

… Dance Center and Summer Dance School in Hulls Cove. Some of the most influential dancers and choreographers of the century traveled to the island…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… Lifesaving Station constructed at Carrying Place Cove – 1.5 miles west of West Quoddy Head • Last sailing ship built in Lubec – Charles Sears 1879…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

… industry, which had actually begun in the Ryder's Cove and Hewes Point settlements some twenty years earlier.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… camp area in Portland’s East Deering, across the cove from the Marine Hospital (now Martin's Point).