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History Books - State - Maine

New England's Hidden Past: 360 Overlooked, Underappreciated and Misunderstood Landmarks Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781608939862
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Published: Down East Books - June 15th, 2020

New England is so compact that even casual visitors can sample its diverse history in just a short time. But travelers and residents alike can also pass right by historic buildings, landscapes, and iconic objects without noticing them.


Maine at 200: An Anecdotal History Celebrating Two Centuries of Statehood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608937165
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Published: Down East Books - July 22nd, 2020

Celebrate the bicentennial of Maine statehood. Historian Tom Huntington covers the course of Maine's often turbulent history, decade by decade. He writes about the death of Congressman Jonathan Cilley in a duel; the Portland Rum Riot and the birth of Prohibition; the Confederate raid on Portland Harbor; James G.


Abandoned Maine (America Through Time) Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781634992473
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Published: America Through Time - August 24th, 2020

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467144179
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Published: History PR - July 6th, 2020

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is 87,563 acres of mountains, rivers and forest. It is composed of land donated by Roxanne Quimby, cofounder of Burt's Bees, but the beauty of the monument was born long ago out of molten lava and ice from glaci.


Calais Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467105231
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 22nd, 2020

From the era of the indigenous Passamaquoddy people to the booming growth that led to its development as a 20th-century commercial hub, the history of Calais is distinctly American. Briefly settled by Europeans in 1604 when a French group that included Sa.


Belfast Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467104531
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 22nd, 2020

Halfway up the coast of Maine, on the northwest shore of Penobscot Bay, lies the city of Belfast. The Penobscot people once hunted its forests and speared sturgeon in the Passagassawakeag River. In 1770, envisioning a prosperous town, like-minded Scots-Irish farmers settled here.


Whaling in Maine Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467144520
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Published: History PR - June 29th, 2020

The history of American whaling is most frequently associated with Nantucket, New Bedford and Mystic. However, the state of Maine also played an integral part in the development and success of this important industry. The sons of Maine became whaling capt.


Whispering Pines: History at Bowdoin College Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781608936885
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Published: Down East Books - September 1st, 2022

Bowdoin College, founded in 1794, is Maine's oldest institution of higher learning. As such, it has featured prominently in Maine's and America's histories.


Kennebunks in Vintage Postcards Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467105415
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Published: Arcadia Pub (Sc) - July 6th, 2020

The town of Kennebunk split from the neighboring town of Wells on June 24, 1820, just three months after Maine became a state. Kennebunk's proximity to three large bodies of water--the Kennebunk River, the Mousam River, and the Atlantic Ocean--fueled its.


Kennebunk Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467104753
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 15th, 2020

In the summer of 1643, John Sanders was granted land bordering the Mousam River in Kennebunk. From this early grant to the present, many generations have called Kennebunk home. Through nearly two hundred vintage photographs, Kennebunk portrays life in this charming village from 1850 to 1940.


Maine Nursing: Interviews and History on Caring and Competence Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467135399
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Published: History Press - March 7th, 2016

From combating infant mortality to working on the front lines during the AIDS epidemic, this is a tale of Maine's heroic nurses throughout history.


Maine nurses have served tirelessly as caregivers and partners in healing at home and a.


Dancing in Paradise, Burning in Hell: Women in Maine's Historic Working Class Dance Industry Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781608935093
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Published: Down East Books - May 1st, 2016

An often overlooked segment of Maine (and American) history is the story of women in the working class dance industries.


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