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Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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

When he was thirteen, William was sent to Phillips Academy in Andover for a term, but other than that experience he had little formal schooling.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

1806 William King became a prominent figure in 19th century Maine separation politics and would continue to play a major role in early statehood as…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

… A Moral Dilemma William P. Preble to William King regarding Missouri Compromise, Portland, 1820 Although delighted by the arrival of…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Final Vote

William King's brother Rufus, along with the Secretary of Treasury William Crawford, passed a revised Coasting Law through Congress, which turned the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

… Historical Society & Museum Richard King Richard King, born in 1718 in Boston, settled in the Dunstan Landing area of Scarborough in 1746 after…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1864 Item 69552 infoStrong Historical Society John King Richards (1828-1905) served in Co. F, 19th Maine Infantry from 1862 to 1865.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

William King was born in 1768 in Scarborough, Maine. He originally worked at a sawmill in Topsham, eventually owning it.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

Hearing of King's command, many from Maine volunteered for service under him. Defense of local coastlines and communities was left to town militias.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Lambard and C .W King, the son of William King, the first governor of Maine. Before 1852 , King's home was at the site of the Customs House.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items William B. McKeen, Strong, ca. 1925 Item 64231 infoStrong Historical Society William Benjamin McKeen (1866-1962) was a barber…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 3 of 4

As a businessman, along with William and Cyrus King, he headed the Scarborough Turnpike Corporation, which built the Cumberland Turnpike.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 4 of 4

Jones, Herbert G. The King's Highway from Portland to Kittery. Portland, ME: Longfellow Press, 1953. Karr, Paul and Jeff Clark.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

To the south, at Union Wharf, King sold property to William Ledyard and Asa Palmer for $300 in 1806.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Maine in the 17th Century

Just two years later in 1686, King James II established the Dominion of New England. During this process, Maine's status within Massachusetts Bay…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 1 of 2

… Some of the District's leading gentlemen—William Gorham and Stephen Longfellow III for example—led the charge for complete separation and organized…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

Southgate and brothers William and Cyrus King, built the Cumberland Turnpike. The turnpike, the first in New England, ran straight across the marsh…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

… attempt in 1787. While the exact numbers vary, William Willis, noted Maine historian, tallied 2,074 yeas to 2,524 nays.[13] Furthermore, the…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

… tally, as the separationist delegation led by William Preble claimed an inaccuracy in the meaning of the term "majority." In response to Preble's…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 3 of 3

The Honorable William King, Governor of the State, was elected Grand Master of Masons. The Governor, accompanied by the President of the Senate and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… (12) Robert Keefe, (13) George Hartwell, (14) William I Smith, (15) Jesse E Phillips, (16) William E Bates, (17) Walter G Durrell.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Early Twentieth Century

1895Maine Historical Society Lewiston's Mary King Scrimgeour's small, but outstanding, group of late-1890s to early 1900s fashionable garments segue…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

They were also the ones who bought Governor King's library when he died. They started the library as a reading room in the downtown area before the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Society This dam behind the mill operated by William I. Smith (1867-1934) provided a pond to float logs to the chain which pulled them into the…