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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders At Play

Family members would not only learn how to play the piano but many people could also play a guitar, an accordion or a fiddle.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Playing at the pond

Playing at the pond Although Baird's Quarry was kept drained during its working seasons, once operations closed down for the winter it was always…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Significant Events

… in the north-east corner of the nation it has played a significant part in the country's history and its impact has gone beyond the city's…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Harvest Memories - Page 4 of 5

The only time she could play was if the digger or harvester broke down. The workers would sing songs and play in the barrels.

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Historic Hallowell - Interview with Richard Bachelder - almost an eyewitnes!

He lived next-door. Train Wreck Podcast  Dick and his friends continued to play football, unaware of of the near by train disaster. X

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Theater

There were school plays put on by the students and plays to benefit student activity funds (PIK- People Interested in Kids).

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 2 of 3

In 1919 the boys were allowed to play in the town hall; they continued until the burning of the structure.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Dance

Randal was honored to play a trumpet solo, “You Tell Me Your Dreams” for his eighth grade graduation in 1950.

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 3 of 3

They played a seven game scehdule, winning four games and losing three. They beat each different team that they played that year once.

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 1 of 3

When the teams played games they played the teams three different times. Coach Gaw liked this because he could know different tactics the coach would…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Theater

That new building played not only movies, but plays and art shows also. The company bought the machines to play movies in 1904, but they didn’t put…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Braden Theater

The first movie to play here was “Nancy Goes to Rio” and the first ticket was sold to Mrs. Mary Griffiths.

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Historic Hallowell - Wire, Ice, and Iron Industries

A few main industries that played an important part in Hallowell’s history were the Fuller Foundry, several ice houses, and the Kennebec Wire Company.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

… rope which allowed tightening of the grid and making for a better night's sleep. The cradle could hold the doll for play or until its next use.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - History Detectives

… to solve 'mysteries' with island artifacts, play games, work on exhibits, act out historical scenes, and learn from local historians.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 91-132

DeGarmo Brookes, comments on card playing, provides a program of an 1874 dance evening, Oliver Lunt's Dancing Academy, dances Martin sponsored, and…

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

… illustration, Martin wrote that Elmer went out to play in the yard and discovered a hammock in his mother's apple tree." View additional…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 1 of 3

His Latin teacher would let his band play and practice during study hall. His favorite subjects were music and ancient history.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 2 of 4

As far as sports were concerned, there was only softball after school between the kids that wanted to play.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Summer Pleasures

… bySwan's Island Educational Society Playing at the beach, Swans Island, ca. 1918Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society During…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Basketball: From Rivals to Teammates

Although more people were playing the game, it does not necessarily follow that they all played it well.

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

The ’74 and ’76 teams never played their State tournaments on the Auditorium floor, as their tournament games were played at the Augusta Civic Center.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

In the little time that they got for playing, the hall was so crowded that people’s toes were touching the court boundaries.

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

… come down once a year on the steamboat and they’d play, come up and play different, you know, their instruments and everything.