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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Basketball: From Rivals to Teammates

Townspeople and players would journey in mid-winter weather from Southwest Harbor to Northeast Harbor to see the Pemetic Indians take on Gilman at…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Our Shared History - Page 3 of 4

… our communities isolated especially during the winter months. Horse-drawn carriages and wagons were fundamental to our farms; they were an…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

… Elizabeth Clapp Porter in 1851, they stayed for a winter before moving into their own Portland home, which was on Highland Street.

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

Skiers and campers pass through our village in winter and summer. The North Village is a great place to live, the people are great and always willing…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

In the winter of 1915-1916, she participated in the Henry Ford Peace Expedition along with many other women.

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Otisfield Historical Society

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Bangor Public Library

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… cooler in the summer and several warmer in the winter. However, there have been many recordings of Penobscot Bay freezing over and islanders…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

The first winter in the settlement, while waiting for his family to arrive, Stephen Titcomb tapped trees and began making maple syrup.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… these farmers also worked as lumbermen during the winter months. By producing goods for the lumber industry, farmers did not have to worry about…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

Despite the cold winters, there was only one furnace per schoolhouse, and these furnaces would only heat a few square feet of classroom.