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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early History - 1719 to 1740

Map of Lincoln, Thomaston, Maine in 1719Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Throughout Lovewell’s War, 1721-1726, the Indians and their…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1850 to 1870

The Knox and Lincoln Railroad came through Thomaston in 1871 and purchased land either by choice or eminent domain, the proposed railway running…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrap & Sketch Book 2: 1864-1866

… -- locally and nationally -- who undid what Lincoln and the Republicans tried to do to improve the lot of former slaves and others.

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

Society On April 15, 1861 President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation calling forth the militia of the United States.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

… 1939 the only reference book in the school was a Lincoln Library book, which was shared by the students.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tilson's Hat

… is it? Mother, what’s wrong?” “Henry, President Lincoln is calling upon 1,500 men into war to fight against the Confederates.” “I will go Mother.

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

Delegates from Cumberland, Lincoln and York counties attempted to move forward with separation, leaving Washington and Hancock counties as part of…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox

1860Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Much has been written about Major General Henry Knox and his involvement in the American Revolution…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

… during the Civil War led President Abraham Lincoln to appoint him as Secretary of the Treasury, a post he held for a year before returning to the…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

Abraham Lincoln Statue, Islesboro, ca. 1914Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society Islesboro High School, ca.

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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

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

… championship tournament but lost that game to Lincoln. The next year they lost only one regular season game and took the state championship…