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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 2 of 3

1886 Edwin Starbird, pictured in center of the back row, took many of the pictures that made Fly Rod Crosby famous.Item Contributed byStrong…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

To get permission, the town had to get a special dispensation from the Government for the materials to build this building.

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

Guilford Center Baptist Church, Guilford, ca. 1900Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society The first church was organized in Guilford Center

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

The town history proves that this town, comprised of three villages and various waterways, is resilient and will employ a spirit of ingenuity and…

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Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

… library trustees turned the property over to the town thus creating another town department, the Partnership Food Pantry was established to help…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Meeting House Park

… the street.) The Meeting House became a religious center, a government center, and a building for events such as the Franklin County Agriculture…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 5 of 5

Guilford Center House, 1983Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society Over the years quite a few people lived there and many renovations and…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village Schools

Soon after this the Rural Living Center was formed by the Presbyterian Church which housed the New Portland Community Library and a daycare center.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland Community Library

… Portland Selectmen and the library was built on town property by the town office.  Ground was broken in June, 2005 and on April 8, 2006 the New…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… impact on Farmington’s role as a cultural center in Maine is undeniable, not only for his eloquent influence, but for his direct impact on the…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Maps

… Farmington had the privilege of working with the Center for Community GIS to bring the rich perspective of maps to the exploration of Farmington's…

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

A town civic center was built in 1980, and six years later the Surry Elementary School, which replaced the Claude L.

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Lincoln, Maine - High St. Bridge, Lincoln, ca. 1903

The home in the center belonged to Ira Fish. His large barn is also shown. Town Meetings were once held in this building.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - North Church

North Church Center Meetinghouse, Farmington, ca. 1860Farmington Historical Society Early settlers, representing five denominations, met their…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… points will be moved to allow the string to be coupled to the engine in the center. That engine will then haul the string down to Farmington.

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Lincoln, Maine - Ferries

… Ferries Lincoln Center Ferry, ca. 1910 Item 34298 infoLincoln Historical Society

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Lincoln, Maine - Ferries

Ferries The Lincoln Center Ferry, ca. 1940 Item 34251 infoLincoln Historical Society

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ice Storm of 1998

Each day the power was getting back town by town. January 13,1998 •DAY 7. The ice was melting January 14,1998 •DAY 8. The final day of the storm.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

It wasn’t really a gym at all, but the town hall. It was the first floor of the town hall that was used as the “multipurpose room.” Hampden Academy…

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Bethel Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

It has become a major manufacturing center for a variety of wood related products. In the 17th century the British Navy required masts constructed…

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

… Stream enabled Stockholm to become the industrial center of the Colony. Logs could be floated, and steam-driven factories were set up along the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… Society The railroad station is in the center of this picture with Daggett & Will Store to the left, Forster's toothpick mill behind and to the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Starbird (1858-1915) pictured here front/center in vest, coat and hat, produced long and short lumber, hardwood flooring, lathe and turning-mill…