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Historic Hallowell - Ice Harvesting on Cascade Pond

… had to have at least four inches of ice on the pond before you could set up to start cutting.” The Moores cut ice on Cascade Pond, above the first…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Harvesting on Cascade Pond ~ A Family Affair

Cascade Pond - Vaughan HomesteadHubbard Free Library Once there was enough ice for the horses then you would cut holes and set up the loading…

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

The Quarry Pond has been used for swimming ever since. Three skaters at the Quarry Pond, Swans Island, 1949Item Contributed bySwan's Island…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… the village by gravity-feed from Day Mountain Pond. The system provided residential, business and hydrant service, with two open reservoirs on…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Item 68432 infoStrong Historical Society Strong High School students seen on a day trip to Porter Lake, also known as Sweets Pond in 1909.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village School 1905

… Item 68432 infoStrong Historical Society Strong High School students seen on a day trip to Porter Lake, also known as Sweets Pond in 1909.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Smith (1867-1934) provided a pond to float logs to the chain which pulled them into the mill to be sawn.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Teachers used Porter Lake (also known as Sweets Pond) as a location for class picnics to give students supervised time away from the classroom.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village School 1905

… Teachers used Porter Lake (also known as Sweets Pond) as a location for class picnics to give students supervised time away from the classroom.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Otter Pond Cottage, Swan's Island, 1949 Item 73424 infoSwan's Island Educational Society The Otter Pond Cottage was built for…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

The pond was drained to the bottom in 2003. Cindy Turner is walking among the rocks with a bucket, looking for collectibles or other debris that had…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Billy Smith Mill and mill pond, Strong, ca. 1895 Item 69486 infoStrong Historical Society William I.

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

In the 1880s he settled on Cunningham Ridge in Surry with his wife, Mary E. Cunningham. His first sawmill was on Toddy Pond at the mouth of Sandy…

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

LeVine, Sarah (editor), Toddy Pond, Hancock County, Maine, A History, 2005. Photographs, early postcards, and artifacts from the collections of the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Bass, Robert Elliott, Olivia Hutchins, Jo Anne Pond, Leslie Phillips, Leader Burchard Flagg. Fourth Row: Allyn Heald, Carlton Boyd, Elaine Reed…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

… Bass, Robert Elliott, Olivia Hutchins, Jo Anne Pond, Leslie Phillips, Leader Burchard Flagg. Fourth Row: Allyn Heald, Carlton Boyd, Elaine Reed…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining the quarry

When the pond was drained in 2003, many treasures were found: old tools, items lost over the years by swimmers, even eels.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

Toddy Pond itself was not a pond, but rather a river valley known as Eastern River until 1830 when dams were built to operate saw mills .

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

… summer cottages or retirement homes along the ponds and bay. During the 1960s and 1970s, Ellsworth's commercial development provided employment…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Patten's Bay, Patten's Pond and Patten's Pond Stream were named after him. In Samuel Wasson's Journal of East Surry, he attributes Jonathan Flye, an…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

… Baird's Quarry Machinery from the Quarry Pond, Swan's Island, 2003 Item 70645 infoSwan's Island Educational Society A piece of rusty…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

and Isaac Stinson in a boat in the Quarry Pond, Minturn, Swan's Island. The men are setting up the hose to drain the pond.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

… Contributed bySurry Historical Society Toddy Pond School closed in 1932, which meant all Surry students now attended the village school.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

… laying a water line from nearby Day Mountain Pond. The Strong Water Company was created by an act of the Legislature on March 15, 1899.