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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

… civic organizations filled with the ranks of the well-to-do and well-connected husbands and fathers of the clubwomen, such as the York County…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

This system remained in service until 1980 when a deep well pumping station took over the task and twelve inch distribution mains were laid.

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Life on a Tidal River - Football Oracle Page 4

… brief report of their last game of the season as well as a list of all the players on the team. View additional information about this item on the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

… infoSwan's Island Educational Society A very well drained quarry hole as it must have looked when it closed for quarrying in the late 1920's.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economy on Mt. Desert Island

Many of the summer residents did not fare as well and lost their fortunes and were no longer able to maintain the lifestyle that had become so well

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Great Depression

… with his aunt, Signe Gardner of Thomaston, as well. Along with Keith Shortall, Maine Historical Society staff also provided the students with the…

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Hiram Historical Society

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

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington's First Grist Mill

… increased the kinds of food the settlers ate, as well as allowed them to store the flour for later use.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Fair souvenir, Farmington Public Library, 1890

They sponsored two suppers, as well as musical programs each evening at the Music Hall. Ice cream and lemonade were served during intermission.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Hotel Willows, Farmington, ca. 1910

… and provides details of the Willows amenities as well as the glories of Farmington. The card advertises a garage for autos, a good livery, and…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Joseph Jovite Salvas

… circling around small towns where they were well-received. In 1908, Salvas started presenting plays on his own for French-speaking audiences.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Judge George Thacher (1754-1824)

On the home front he was a well-regarded citizen, the town’s only attorney for some years, and a founding member of the Biddeford’s Second…