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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 2 of 3

"… one fruit stand, two dry goods stores, four stables, three blacksmiths, three building contractors, three plumbers, one masonry contractor, three…"

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Old Ell is Born

"These businesses existed largely to supply food and transportation to the Asticou Inn’s summer guests. The livery stable operation was short-lived…"

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Historic Hallowell - Cyclone Poems

"… Storms, and Fixing the City by Gabby Horse A stable maybe I am stuck and it is tight Help has come for me Boy In a dark tight space A faint light…"

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Hotels in Thomaston

"A stable stood in the rear, the source of a disastrous fire in 1915 that destroyed the hotel and two business blocks on the south side of Main Street."

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Historic Hallowell - Natural Resource to Finished Product

"… studio, carpenter's shop, blacksmith's shop, stable, wagon house, storehouse, boiler-house with stack and a rail siding."

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Historic Hallowell - Timeline of Cyclone

"The stable that was occupied by Simmons! The Stearns had gotten crushed like an eggshell. A horse had gotten trapped inside a compartment made by…"

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Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

"A horse was trapped in the stable but later rescued. Cyclone, Cotton Mill, Hallowell, 1895Hubbard Free Library Half of the Cotton Mill roof was…"

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

"Anxious to have a more stable organization, Massachusetts urged the inhabitants to be incorporated. During a plantation meeting held on January 10…"

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1870 to 1915

"… Block - a wooden commercial block next to it, a stable and the Knox Hotel to its west. Both the Watts Block and Knox Hotel were immediately…"

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North Yarmouth Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Activities for Rusticators

"… Harbor Horse ShowJesup Memorial Library A fine stable of horses carried great prestige among Mount Desert’s summer elite as did winning a ribbon…"

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

"The fire started in a livery stable at the base of the chimney in the office. The fire could have been put out except for the break in the water line…"

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

"A fire was reported to her, and she would call the fire department. When people heard the alarm in town, they would call her to ask where the fire…"

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

"Strong had a livery stable in the center of town. Horses brought the mail from the train to the post office."

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rustication

"… telephone service linking four hotels, a livery stable, Bee's Store, and the local doctor. Soon an electric light company was set up that could…"

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 1 of 2

"It was lost to fire in 1903, but part of the building was salvaged and relocated. The part of the building that remained is today operating as a…"

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

"The Knox Hotel, a wood structure with a stable, and Thomaston Bank, housed in a granite building, joined several small dry goods stores."

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

"It had its own livery stable to help take guests to Caterpillar Hill, Newbury Neck, Blue Hill Mountain or Castine."

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

"The blaze started at the Sagadahock Livery Stable where a careless person left a flame near the hay."

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

"The fire started in the stable connected to the Turner house. The stable and shed and the hotel was a total loss."

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

"… garage, creamery, butcher shop, and livery stables. Dr. Charles W. BellStrong Historical Society A Legendary Doctor After Strong’s first…"

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

"Horses were cared for in the taverns' stables. The Buxton enterprises included an early post office, cooperage, and blacksmith shop. Samuel B."

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

"… factories including a furniture factory, livery stables, hardware stores, blacksmith shops, schools, post office, telegraph lines and a telephone…"