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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Buttons

She used her shovel to dig, and tenderly placed a bulb. A shiny glint caught her attention. A button! What would this be doing in the soil? It must…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

… in a long stove, using odd pieces of discarded shovel blocks.” Everyone used the same long-handled dipper to drink from the pail of fresh water.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… for small mills to produce lumber and shingles, shovel handles, grains from the grist mills, cheese and starch making facilities, and wool carding…

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

Wood products including window sashes, caskets, shovel handles continued to be manufactured making use of the abundant hydropower generated from the…

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

… dye house, fulling mill, clover mill, and shovel handle factory. On June 17, 1912 this mill district burned and a stock company was formed and Mr…