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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

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Blue Hill, Maine - Surveyor

Surveyor Survey Instrument, Blue Hill, 1809 Item 33926 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This survey instrument was handcrafted by…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators come to MDI

They were instrumental with the development of Lafayette Park, now known as Acadia National Park. The late 1800’s and early 1900’s saw the building…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin store, Center Street, Bangor, 1862

… that they were remarkably correct and his only instrument was a pencil and for the fun of it I gave him 10 cents a piece to draw my house & store…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

… of arms on the front of the cap a circle with two instruments crossed." The illustration of the band member is on page 25 of Martin's 1864 scrap…

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Monson Historical Society

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

… his over-the-shoulder soprano horn, a band instrument of the period. A tintype of George Allen Soule of Yarmouth shows a young man with his coat…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Ocean View Hotel

… play, come up and play different, you know, their instruments and everything. And you could hear them coming on the steamboat.

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Penobscot Marine Museum

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational

… tintype of six Bowdoin medical students holding instruments and specimens used in their education. Glazier, ca.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Overview: Road to Statehood

… founded by fervent separationists and became instrumental in the early push for an independent Maine.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - The Kennebec Proprietors Biographies

He was instrumental in the the founding of Frankfort, and most likely helped design and build Fort Western, Fort Halifax, and the Pownalborough…

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

He was instrumental in organizing the scattered settlements and petitioning Massachusetts for incorporation as a town.

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Lincoln, Maine - Nathaniel Bodwell

Playing a instrument is a very big deal and very respectful. The drum that he used in the war was passed down throughout his family until stolen.

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

Haigis donated his musical instruments to Scarborough High School. In 1975, Dr. Haigis left Scarborough for Puerto Rico, where he became a civilian…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - The Lending Libraries of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

… 1892 to 1899, and his wife, Helen Davis, were instrumental in organizing the Cumberland Library.

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Skowhegan History House

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 2 of 4

Hugh J. Chisholm was instrumental in encouraging and helping to fund the building of the first high school, Chisholm School, located on York Street.

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

… scanner, operating microscope and other instruments for microsurgery of the middle ear, and mobile equipment for cancer chemotherapy.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - More on the Old Ell

… management was a safe place to learn a musical instrument, play a game, make friends with animals such as dogs, cats, and goats, or learn…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Stephen Titcomb and the Settlement of the Sandy River Valley

… Historical Society Stephen Titcomb was instrumental in the settlement of the Sandy River Valley and the establishment of Farmington as a town. The…

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

… calculators), stereoscopes (a hand-held viewing instrument that created three-dimensional images of landscapes, plants and animals), low-quality…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s - Page 1 of 2

The Rumford High team of 1972 was instrumental in setting the tone for the rest of the decade. The starters that year were John Mooney, Dave…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

It hosted many different singing and instrumental music schools, dance lessons, art exhibits, live concerts, special art classes, and other public…