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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 22-71

… events mentioned include: Ernst Sjostedt Horse racing Dramatic Club of Brownville John French George Knowles John Pomlow Electric street railroad…

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

Items mentioned include: Horse racing Dr. Charles Snell Cone cedar tree Gate designs 1866 Philadelphia National Union convention Bangor Democratic…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - John R Braden

After four seasons of racing, he started in 68 races and won 31 of those. During this period, he earned the nickname of “The Iron Horse from…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

Auto racing began soon after the construction of the first automobiles. The first auto race in the United States was November 1895 in Chicago; in…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Franklin County Agricultural Fair

There is a grand stand to watch the horse racing of trotters and pacers. Amusement rides have been added and thousands of people from Franklin County…

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Recources

Horsing Iron, Jerry Iron, Nog, Oker, Pitch Ladle, Racing Knife, Reeming Iron, and Wrung Staff. Now here are the descriptions of each tool.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

Even today horses race on the original track as they did well over a hundred years ago. In 1910 a baseball diamond was added to the park allowing…

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

Horse racing has a long history in the State and Blue Hill is still known for its traditional rules.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

Part 1, to page 29 Horse racing, plans of gates, 1866 Democratic Convention, politicians   Part 2, pages 30-47 Profiles of political figures…

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South Portland Historical Society

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

… dance halls, pool rooms, boxing matches, horse racing, a movie theater. In 1924 the Oakdale Country Club Golf Course was built and is still…

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Guilford, Maine - Special Events

… other events were oxen pulling, barbeque, canoe races, log chopping contest, magic show, chalk talk, and street dance.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

… park.” This oval was created to keep horse races off of Main St. (More About Franklin County Agricultural Fair) U.S.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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