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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin gate design, Bangor, 1867

… was interested in architecture, landscape design, gardening, dancing, and other topics and wrote and illustrated five volumes of recollections…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Barnyard gate design, Bangor, 1867

… was interested in architecture, landscape design, gardening, dancing, and numerous other topics, drew the series of gate designs in his "Scrap Book…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gate no 7 design, Bangor, 1867

He continued that he would use the design, "if ever I am so lucky as to build one again and should be compelled to use wooden posts." He noted that…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gate no 2 design, Bangor, 1867

Gate no 2 design, Bangor, 1867 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin, an accountant and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Design for rustic fence, gate, Bangor, 1867

… grounds the sixth, the passage to a house barn garden field or pasture is one continual pleasure or source of vexation." It appears on page 7 of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889

… and shopkeeper in Bangor, also was a devoted gardener, proud of his landscape designs, and the fruit trees and vegetables he grew.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin self portrait, 1889

… business man, Expert Accountant, Landscape Gardener, Rustic designer, Origin of Martins perfect Waltz & March." He had worked most of his life as…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Martin swing, Center Street, Bangor, 1864

Martin, an accountant, shopkeeper, architecture, gardening, and dance enthusiast, drew the illustration of the swing in a journal he began writing in…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

He also wrote about his early gardens, his lameness, his sled design, national politics, his apprenticeship to and work for Doctor Increase S.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

… Births of Annie, Junior, Elmer; landscaping and garden design, business failures and attempts to find work   Part 8, pages 534-603 I.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… business man, Expert Accountant, Landscape Gardener, Rustic designer, Origin of Martins perfect Waltz & March.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 00-29

Charles Snell Cone cedar tree Gate designs 1866 Philadelphia National Union convention Bangor Democratic convention George W. Ladd Sen. James R.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor High School, Abbott Square, 1865

… Noted Bangor architect Benjamin Deane (1790-1867) designed the high school building, at right, which was built in 1852 on what was known as the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Interior plans, Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865

The church, built in 1852-1853 and designed by John Towle of Boston, also was known as Central Congregational Church.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

… also showcases his interests in architecture and design with a section on gate designs for various uses, his ideal farm and barn structures, and a…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865

John D. Towle of Boston designed the Italianate structure. Martin wrote of the building of the church, "Land being high and the society being in…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Site Navigation Tips

… has larger or smaller type and logos or other designs on it. We cannot – and do not try to – duplicate that.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 6 of 6

… ca 2012 The hand carved wood entry gates to Thuya Garden were designed by Charles K. Savage in 1959.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 5 of 6

… more information about the two Savage designed gardens, click here. Charles was able to listen, support, and encourage these three Mount Desert…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 4 of 6

designed and built the English style border gardens in the existing orchard at Thuya Lodge and designed and formed the Japanese inspired Asticou…

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Camden-Rockport Historical Society

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Today

… Community Improvement Association, the Surry Garden Club, the Arbutus Grange, and the Surry Historical Society.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Buttons

… Varney Douglass was out planting bulbs in her garden. She used her shovel to dig, and tenderly placed a bulb. A shiny glint caught her attention.

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Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters

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