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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ada Martin, Bangor, 1865

At right, she is in "her ever favoured hobby sitting by a window all alone in a rocking chair her foot on another chair reading." View additional…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

… (1953-1955) Belanger’s Variety (1955-1972) The Hobby Shoppe (1972-2006) Daybreak Variety(2006-2007) Sweet Delights (2007-????) Four of these…

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 3 of 3

… soon expanded to include toys, furniture parts, hobby and craft items, dowels of all sorts, and primarily, golf tees.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

… the Boston & Maine Railroad, who had two amazing hobbies. Who hasn't heard of Winslow Homer? In his late 40s, he moved to the Prouts Neck area of…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Bryants and Rockefellers: Two Seal Harbor Families

… accompanying David’s wife, Peggy, on her many hobby-seeking endeavors, and seeing the Rockefeller children home safely after countless boat rides.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - West New Portland Village

Wood working was some of their hobbies which meant they liked to work in the mill. With all the money spent on wood and payments, the mill made about…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang - Page 1 of 2

His hobbies included poker, reading, singing, playing tennis, and bridge. He was also physically fit and was a very hard worker.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

… flourished, with student council, 4-H, a hobby club, a junior Red Cross organization, and a French Club. Many clubs competed and won awards.

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

At this time, netting is mostly a hobby among few; a near-forgotten home industry, reserved primarily for the small market existing for those who…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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