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

Alonzo E. Raynes diving off wharf, Hampden, ca. 1840 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Alonzo E.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Strong provided a deep pool with a high bluff for diving. Though not for the faint of heart, natural footholds could be found on the face of the…

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Historic Hallowell - The "World of Mirth" Carnival in Hallowell

The spectacle of people on fire included their diving into a small barrel of water from high up! It was a family carnival but had some mature…

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Early Maine Photography - MHS Early Maine Photography Collections

… at Maine Historical Society are loosely dived into three categories: The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection; MHS Compiled Collections; and photographs…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Movies Come To The Island

… ogling at the scantily clad mermaids, impressive diving tricks, and special effects. There were over 125 actors and crew on the island and they…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

… display of watermanship, including thrilling dives and feats of grace, ability and endurance under water.” Bath Opera House advertisement for…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

… early history include Leonard Norcross and his Diving Armour, patented June 14, 1834; John J. Towle and his Combined Foot-Warmer and Lantern…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

He then lent his diving suit to A.S. Hall. Hall went back to New Meadows and talked the engineer, Mr.