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Norcross Heritage Trust

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… hay and potatoes which were needed for the lumber camps to survive. Many of these farmers also worked as lumbermen during the winter months.

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

The training school trained teachers through tough and thorough studies. The graduates of Snow’s school found it easy to get teacher positions in…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War

Bangor Soldiers and Prisoner of War Camps Bangor residents in other Maine Company's like Pvt. Alden Ellis, Lieutenant George Anson and George Varney…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 2 of 4

… 1862Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Camp Kearney July10th /62 I sent a letter to you the 7th with Ed Kent but as I received one from…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Pastimes

Pastimes As for pastimes... camping, fishing, music, theater, art, snow sports. These are the activities that bring people together, encompass the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Weighing the big trout, Mill Site, 1891

… Art Museum (Houlton Museum) Description Camp on the "Mill Site" on a fishing trip. Participants went to St. Croix Lake then down the St.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… ice age hunters of mammoth and caribou, camped around Munsungan Lake and quarried high quality red, green, and gray chert (flint) which they used…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 4 of 4

… army where he sketched battle scenes and camp life. Back in his studio after this assignment, Homer worked on a series of war-related paintings…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War Resources

Savage, Douglas J. Prison Camps in the Civil War. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2000. Small, Harold A.

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 3 of 4

… 1862Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Camp near Potomac Creek Va. March 23 1863 Dear Mother Last nights Mail brought the ever welcome…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 1 of 4

I shall send you A drawing of our cook tents , Camps, etc. with this to give you an idea of our mode of living.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang - Page 1 of 2

… Goods sold a variety of equipment, including camping supplies, sports equipment and guns.Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Shep was…

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

… Army in the Rhode Island campaign as aide-de-camp to General John Sullivan. After his service, Rufus studied law with Theophilus Parsons in…

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

… entrance, for these were the grounds of Saco (Camp Ellis) fishermen. These historic community boundaries are still respected, and many young…

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

… was washed overboard and her body floated to Camp Ellis. For years, lobster fishermen knew that area of Stratton Island as the old wreck.

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

Sumner Cobb writes from Camp Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky, 1918 A letter from Sumner Cobb to his family, discussing the Spanish Flu.Item Contributed…

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

Sporting camps around Maine loved to have Fly Rod come and visit. She was great publicity! The sporting camps would give her free food and free…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Guiding Services for Sport Hunters

Parties wishing to Hunt or Camp in Maine can secure an Excellent Guide by addressing Joe Pierpoll, Princeton, Maine, the best Indian guide in the…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

The soldiers trained at Camp Washburn (named for Maine Gov. Israel Washburn), a temporary assembly and camp area in Portland’s East Deering, across…

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

… went to jobs at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Bar Harbor during the 1930s helping build the infrastructure for Acadia National Park.