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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

1910 Item 59555 infoStrong Historical Society Built in 1856, this bridge across the Sandy River served the community for sixty-five years.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1910 Item 59555 infoStrong Historical Society Built in 1856, this bridge across the Sandy River served the community for sixty-five years.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Perry Opera House

It was renamed the Perry Theatre, and had a sixty foot semicircular stage. In 1930, the building was purchased by Northern National Bank, and named…

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Historic Hallowell - Poor Farm

The number over sixty years of age, 9; the oldest is 84; the youngest 18; average age about 63. There have been no deaths, and the general health of…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Dairy Farms Memories - Page 2 of 2

Some farms had as few as a dozen cows, and some had as many as sixty. Even though there were many dairy farms then, now there are almost none.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1960-1970 - Page 3 of 3

… sleeveless and made of a fun lime green very 'sixties' daisy printed fabric. Bridesmaid dress, ca.

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Historic Hallowell - Cascade Hand Tub

Dy doing this at sixty strokes per minute, they pumped water through a leather hose. The Cascade Hand Tub was nothing like the fire engines used…

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Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

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Kennebec Valley Community College Archive

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Historic Hallowell - Blizzards in Hallowell

The death toll was sixty-three: two lobstermen, fifty-six other seamen, and five deaths on the Turnpike.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Land Dealings

… in Waldoboro)” and “I will to my oldest son, sixty-seven thousand pounds to spend at gaming and carousing.” It took several years of negotiations…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Beyond Borders: A Wabanaki Perspective - Page 2 of 4

… documents and actions feel to the last sixty to seventy years of State and Federal dealings with Tribes, and attempts at reconciliation, justice…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

… for his invalid mother, it wasn’t until he was sixty-one that he married Stella Langford of Rochester, New Hampshire.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Our Shared History - Page 1 of 4

One hundred “after divisions” were created and sixty-four people became owners. Cumberland Center, 1857 X Settlements grow into Town Villages…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Dancing Fraternity, City of Bangor, 1868

… genius to direct. … Though probably in his sixties his step is as elastic and his movements as easy and responsive to music as those of a youth of…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 3 of 3

Class sizes, Burr remembered, were “sixty students to a room” in those days. The example of his parents and his educational background helped…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 2 of 2

… facility has accommodated many patients in the sixty-five years that the new complex was constructed. Paine Hospital, Bangor, ca.

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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

The Homestead could seat up to sixty people in its dining hall and communal meals were commonplace. The homestead offered its guests fresh produce…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

By the 1870s, sixty-five trains a day transported passengers and freight in and out of Portland and through Scarborough.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

… brief life, for it was wrecked in June 1903 only sixty days after its launch at Watts Shipyard in Thomaston.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

By the 1870s, sixty-five trains a day brought passengers and freight in and out of Portland, many through Scarborough.

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

They had a girl's glee club, boasting around sixty members, and a boy's glee club, with fifteen. Thespian students could participate in one-act…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

Over sixty years of steam service, two captains and three ships: the Vinalhaven, Governor Bodwell, and the North Haven, served the needs of Swan’s…

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

… Mill Pond accommodated 240 accumulators of which sixty were pulled up each week. Thus each box was under water a month before its turn came to be…