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Presque Isle: The Star City - Businesses

Businesses Businesses large and small have contributed to the growth Presque Isle.

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

Instead you will find lots of small businesses, including the Guilford Bed and Breakfast. Guilford Bed and Breakfast, ca.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

A real estate business was established during the 1880s and was known as the Islesboro Land and Improvement Company.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

… flight instructor, had a hangar and operated a small airport at Old Orchard Beach, which served as the epicenter of early aviation in Maine.

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Historic Hallowell - More About the Johnson Brothers

Soon, it went from a small-scale business to a major industry. The Johnson Shoe Factory was doing quite well when, unfortunately, Wil Johnson died in…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 13 of 13

Like most small farmers in the area at that time, he did not stay in the potato business. Potato harvest, Presque Isle, 1982Maine Historical…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Expands - 1805 to 1846

… housed in a granite building, joined several small dry goods stores. Several businessmen joined together to build the brick Union Block, each…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Cement blocks were manufactured in the small building on the left. Joe Gagnon purchased the ice operation from Cecil McCready in 1946 and ran the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

After the Hobby Shoppe, a small newspaper business called Daybreak Variety owned by Elizabeth Dingley was at the location for a year.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1850 to 1870

However, the small farmhouse on the estate was spared and utilized as the Thomaston Depot until 1956, when it was sold to the DAR.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

The name of the business was then changed to A.R. Gould and Company. Business continued to prosper. In 1884, Gould sold the candy portion of his…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 3 of 3

The Citroens were very small. I remember one time one of the guys I worked with parked one on the sidewalk of Main Street.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

… that inevitably rises at the sight of such a small vessel, such a quiet man, going so far away with so little fuss." MacMillan connected Wiscasset…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 2 of 5

… John Scales bought the building, he opened a small drug store in 1875, called the Hobart Block. It was located on the north end of the bridge.

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 2 of 2

… In the 1920s on State Route 15 in Guilford, a small lunchroom and filling station was opened for business known as the Chase-Em-In Tea Room.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - About Us

A small group of dedicated volunteers and professionals was formed, who could bring an array of different backgrounds and specialties to the project.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding

… that a few industrious men with ability built small vessels for fishing soon after they arrived in the area.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1890-1900 - Page 3 of 3

… wool suit are notable, not for size, but for small epaulettes, trimmed in black and red to match the standing collar, and bands embellishing the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… changed hands from pool halls, bars, and other small businesses, until razed in 1957 due to its dilapidated condition.

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

The area known as the village gradually became the business and economic heart of Guilford, with North Guilford and Guilford Center remaining…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

The business was there from 1899-1959 and possibly longer. The business was passed down through the Stetson family.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Maine Railroads

Ironically they had made a small railroad that connected to other states and it even ran through Canada.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Notable Residents

A small office building sat below his house on East Main Street, near the house of Jonathan Cilley, at one time one of his students.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

… and people surrounding him, Martin provides small drawings that provide visual detail of his written descriptions and larger, sometimes full-page…