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July 2010 Blog Posts (11)

1940 Souvenir Booklet & Class Day Program, Calais Academy, Calais, Maine; owned by Erma O. Ayer



Souvenir booklet of the Class of 1940 at the high school or academy in Calais, Maine, with handwritten activities and names, plus a program for Class Day, 1940, held at the Gymnasium,…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 30, 2010 at 2:23pm — No Comments

anyone related to John Thurston, 1st lighthouse keeper at Bass Harbor lighthouse?

John Thurston, born July 1, 1800 in Rockport, ME and died Nov 25, 1865 was my 3x great grandfather and the 1st lighthouse keeper at the Bass Harbor Lighthouse in Tremont/Bass Harbor. I was able to get some information on him from the Coast Guard and would be willing to share. In fact--I will try to get them online for anyone interested but things are a liitle crazy now--son and wife and 2 and 4 yr old daughters and a 1 week old baby girl live with us til they find a house to buy (their's sold… Continue

Added by Barbara Stevens on July 25, 2010 at 5:59pm — No Comments

c. 1890s Photograph of Students of Maple Point School, Robbinston, Maine; Lillian Gertrude & Sadie May Daggett

Circa 1890s photograph of students at the Maple Point School in Robbinston, Maine. Handwriting on reverse mentions "Misses Sadie and Lillian G. Daggett, South Robbinston, Washington County, Maine, P.O. Box 71". Unfortunately, assuming that these two girls are in the…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 23, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Card with Photos of 3 Women in Capitolian Trio, Augusta, Maine; Lena Beane; Louise B. Robinson; Harriet H. Matthews



Cardstock piece, approx. 5-1/4" x 4/1/4" advertising the Capitolian Trio, Augusta, Maine, comprised of three women: Lena Beane, Pianist and Organist; Louise B. Robinson, Vocalist; and…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 21, 2010 at 2:18pm — No Comments

1906 Postcard of Sanborn's Beach, Milbridge, Maine; addressed to Belle A. Stevens, Bangor, Maine; see genealogy below

This is a reprint of a post dated July 21, 2010, from my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow, at: http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/




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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 21, 2010 at 12:39pm — No Comments

John Clay Pooler, Sherman Mills, Maine, killed in Battle of Chateau Thierry 1918

This is a reprint of a post dated July 20, 2010, on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…








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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 20, 2010 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Photograph of Young Woman identified as Sara Spear

This is a reprint of a post dated July 12, 2010, on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at hhttp://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/


I have no idea if this woman hailed from downeast Maine or the Maritimes, but am hoping that if she did, someone here might recognize her from an old family album of the Spear…
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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 12, 2010 at 4:44pm — No Comments

1917 postcard from Fort Devens, Massachusetts; addressed to Phil Antone, Dennysville, Maine



November 22, 1917 postcard showing U.S. Field Artillery, Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts, addressed to Mr. Phil Antone, Dennysville, Maine.…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 11, 2010 at 5:27pm — No Comments

1879 Seaman's Discharge Certificate for William B. Ayer, born Bangor abt 1856

This post has been amended to reflect updated information provided by reader - see his very welcome comment below.



February 13, 1879 Seaman's Discharge Certificate for someone whose name was, I think, William B. Ayer, who indicated he was born in Bangor, likely…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 11, 2010 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Walter Nathan Miner, MD, Calais, Maine, Candidate for Congress, memento c. 1940s

This is a reprint of a post dated July 1, 2010 on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow, at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…






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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 1, 2010 at 5:35pm — No Comments

SS General Leavitt, ran between Lubec, Maine, & Campobello, New Brunswick

This is a reprint of a post dated 7/1/2010 on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow, at: http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/.…




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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 1, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Visit the blog Heirlooms Reunited, which features orphan heirlooms, many of them from New England and the Maritimes

Find Your Family's Orphan Heirlooms

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Case in point, I found my great grandmother Watt's Bible online!

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