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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Of The Arts Era

His music was characterized by intense emotional phrasing and expression, a highly unique sound for the time period.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

… that included singing and dancing comedians, musical comedies, acrobats, comic opera, trick dogs, aerialists, wizards of the tight wire, soft shoe…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - John R Braden

… gone before; May your fleet winged-feet beat the music sweet of a well won race once more. You’re a noble boy, you’re our pride and joy, we love…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

… with schools with a strong influence of arts and music. So education of their children was of vast importance.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

… practice, cheerleading practice, class plays, musical productions, class photos, and of course, basketball games and practices.

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

He also was very involved in the town’s music activities, playing the bass, violin, and horn. The Bartlett family owned a lot of property and a mill…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Islanders “neighbored” in the winter. Plays, musicals, dances, movies and roller skating were held at Town Hall.