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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

Mary Snow Mary Snow, also known as “Bangor’s Most Famous Daughter”, was born in Bangor in April 1857. The exact day she was born is unknown.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of East New Portland

In the winter snow was brought in to cover the floor on one side to help the sliding. This was called “snowing the bridge.” The old bridge was closed…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Shipping

Also, on July 18, 1804 Jas. Spaulding, Elisha Snow and Isreal Snow sold the 40-ton schooner Three Brothers to Knox.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel

… the deaths of two of his daughters, Annie Martin Snow and Mabelle Martin. To make the scrapbook more easily accessible, it is broken into four…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm In Hallowell

… tonight Everyone wanted to help keep alive those who yelp. Loving and caring for those they don’t know. Living today, still bearing the snow.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

Snow removal from the tracks could be dangerous, requiring trains to back up, regain speed, and try to move forward again.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

… work, whooping cough, coping with deep snow in the winter, and moving back to Reed Harding's house in 1835.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Harvesting on Cascade Pond

You wanted solid, clean ice, you know, without snow..” Ice Table frozen in place.Hubbard Free Library “It was a tough time then.

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Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 2 of 3

There had been a lot of snow but no rain. The ice was melting late, so it appeared there wouldn’t be enough water to drive logs.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… continued into the 1960s.(3) Remembrance Joseph Snow, a Scarborough resident, was very active in early aviation.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment

… baskets of birch-bark, moccasins, bead-work, snow-shows, gulls’ breasts, stuffed birds, clubs, carved sticks, bows and arrows, etc.

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

Steamer, Lizzie M. Snow, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca. 1905Hubbard Free Library They were popular in North America, and in their heyday during the…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell's First Dwelling

Before the snows of the following winter fell, these energetic first settlers had hewn timber, procured boards and planks from the mill at Cobbossee…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Shipbuilders - 1780s

… of ships being built are in 1787 when Elias Snow, probably of St. George, built a vessel for which there is no name recorded.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 4 of 4

… in the Manipulation of the Scarborough Marsh.” Snow, John. Secrets of a Salt Marsh. Portland, Maine: Guy Gannet Publishing Co., 1980 Van Cott…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 4 of 4

… River flowing high with melting winter snows from fields, from dark forests, water crashing to granite rock, spray leaping high in the air, rainbow…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 139-194

Snow Reuben S. Grant Mr. Teague's Singing Association Rufus Prince Soap & Tallow Chandler Sophia Brewster Prince Sarah Cary Clara Cary Rinaldo B.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

In the 1920s Fred Snow, a clam digger, found a better, more efficient way to can clams and founded Snow’s Canning Company.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

… February 15, 2008, Maine flood fears rise, as snow piles up, http://www.usatoday.com/weather/news/2008-02-15-maine-flooding_N.htm USGS…

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Historic Hallowell - Days 6 & 7

… but some of the state still had freezing rain and snow. That is what happened on days 6-7 Written by Amber Bell Ice Storm, Academy St…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 2 of 3

The snow banks would reach as high as the telephone wires. During one terrible storm, lighting hit in the middle of a cow pasture killing the whole…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

Martin, Kenneth R. and Snow, Ralph Linwood, 1988, “Maine Odyssey: Good Times and Hard Times in Bath, 1936-1986.” Owen, Henry Wilson, 1936, “The…

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Life on a Tidal River - Fashion of the '40s

Boy's snow suit, Bangor, ca. 1940 Brown, wool, double-breasted boys snowsuitItem Contributed byBangor Historical Society During the war, because so…

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

Brunswick, ME: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905. Snow, John O. Secrets of a Salt Marsh. Portland, ME: Gannett Books, 1986. Southgate, William S.