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Historic Hallowell - Ship Parts

Masts were made of really tall and perfectly straight trees. Masts took quite a bit of time, almost two years, until they were ready to be put on a…

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

… soon afterward, and its three stories still stand tall on Harbor Road. It was also used for dances, social gatherings, and this hall hosted the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

The area was heavily forested, much of it with tall pines ideally suited for masts and straight boards for the ships of the King’s Royal Navy.

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

… the Surry Historical Society From the coveted tall pine for ships' masts to the coastal cedar for shingles, Maine's forest land has been the source…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Odd Fellows Hall

… was built shortly after 1909, and still stands tall on Harbor Road. Odd Fellows Hall workers, Swan's Island, ca.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Redmen's Hall

From the waterfront, the hall stood out tall against the horizon, as can be seen from the photograph at the left.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

Printer 1987 for THS Thomaston Historical Society Tall Ships, White Houses and Elms Courier Gazette, Inc, Rockland, ME, Printer 1976 Matthews…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

Printer 1987 for THS Thomaston Historical Society Tall Ships, White Houses and Elms Courier Gazette, Inc, Rockland, ME, Printer 1976 Matthews…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

Printer 1987 for THS Thomaston Historical Society Tall Ships, White Houses and Elms Courier Gazette, Inc, Rockland, ME, Printer 1976 Matthews…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

Printer 1987 for THS Thomaston Historical Society Tall Ships, White Houses and Elms Courier Gazette, Inc, Rockland, ME, Printer 1976 Matthews…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The History of Stockholm

… Frederick Peterson, Fred Berquist, Alfred Tall, John Tall, Lars Erick Anderson, and Hedeens.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

The Monument stands 30 feet tall and is constructed of granite and marble. The monument cost $5,975 to build. There are three tablets on the front.