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Maine Historical MarkersBarrell Mill Pond Dam - York, ME

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This marker details the history of this interesting dam built in 1726 to harness the tidal flow to power a sawmill and a gristmill at the confluence of Meeting House Creek with the import harbor near the mouth of the York River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Maine

date approved: 4/7/2012

last visited: 10/11/2019

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Maine Historical MarkersCandlemas Massacre - York, ME

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This granite marker commemmorates the Candlemas Massacre of Jan. 24, 1692, when a band of Abenakis and Father Louis-Pierre Thury beset the settlement of York killing or capturing 300 colonists, and burning the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Maine

date approved: 4/6/2012

last visited: 7/22/2013

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Maine Historical MarkersThe John Hancock Wharf and Marshall Store - York, ME

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Here is an open museum where one can wander among the real-life displays in the old warehouse along the York River, and visit the art museum in the 1870 G.A. Marshall store. This marker gives background history of commerce on the York River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Maine

date approved: 4/5/2012

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersJefferd's Tavern - York, ME

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This historic building, and example of colonial era hostelry, was originally built in 1754 on the old King's Highway in Wells, Maine. After falling into disrepair, it was dismantled and reassembled in 1940, and moved to the York town green in 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Maine

date approved: 4/5/2012

last visited: 11/23/2012

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Maine Historical MarkersYork's Old Schoolhouse - York, ME

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This old one-room schoolhouse was built in 1745, and was sold in 185o being subsequently used as a house and later a storage shed, and was moved. It was restored in 1935 as a historic site, and evnetually moved to this location on the town green.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Maine

date approved: 4/5/2012

last visited: 11/23/2012

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Maine Historical MarkersThe York River - York, ME

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Here is an open museum where one can wander among the real-life displays in the old warehouse along the York River, and visit the art museum in the 1870 G.A. Marshall store. This marker gives background history of commerce on the York River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Maine

date approved: 4/5/2012

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersBattery Blair - Cape Elizabeth, ME

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Battery Blair is located in Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 10/19/2011

last visited: 10/19/2010

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Head Light Rededication - Cape Elizabeth, ME

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A historical marker rededicating Portland Head Light on Greater Portland's 350th anniversary.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 10/18/2011

last visited: 10/19/2010

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Maine Historical MarkersCushing's Point Memorial - South Portland, ME

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An historical marker that pays tribure to the residents of a community that sacrificed their homes for the war effort during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 10/13/2011

last visited: 9/16/2013

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Maine Historical MarkersHome of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain - Brunswick, ME

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A plaque attached to the home of Civil War General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 10/13/2011

last visited: 9/2/2012

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Maine Historical MarkersThe Ruggles House - Columbia Falls, Maine

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A historic house and plaque in Columbia Falls, Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Canadianzombie

location: Maine

date approved: 6/29/2011

last visited: 6/29/2011

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Maine Historical MarkersJohn Paul Jones Historic Site - Kittery, ME

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This historical marker is located in John Paul Jones Park and commemorates the nearby site where in 1777 the U.S.S. Ranger was built and launched.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Maine

date approved: 7/31/2010

last visited: 9/2/2012

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Maine Historical MarkersThe Province of Maine - Kittery, ME

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This marker is located in John Paul Jones Park....near the Soldiers and Sailor Memorial and not far from the World War Memorial Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Maine

date approved: 7/4/2010

last visited: 9/2/2012

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Maine Historical MarkersSpringvale Planing and Shingle Mill - Springvale, ME.

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The site of Springvale's old Planing and Shingle Mill building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator

location: Maine

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 8/11/2014

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Maine Historical MarkersSears-Roebuck Shoe Factory - Springvale, ME.

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The site of the old Sears-Rosebuck Shoe Factory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator

location: Maine

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 8/11/2014

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Maine Historical MarkersGowen Theatre - Springvale, ME.

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The site of Springvale's old Gowen Theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator

location: Maine

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersSpringvale Print Works - Springvale, ME.

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The historic site of Springvale's old Print Works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator

location: Maine

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersN.J. Pelletier's General Store - Springvale, ME.

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The historic site of N.J. Pelletier's General Store.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator

location: Maine

date approved: 6/28/2010

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersDirigo Block - Springvale, ME.

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The site of the historic Dirigo Block.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator

location: Maine

date approved: 6/23/2010

last visited: never

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Maine Historical Markers45th Parallel Marker - Perry Maine

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This marker is located on US RT 1 in Perry Maine. It is on the south bound side of Rt 1

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 10/27/2009

last visited: 7/5/2019

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Maine Historical MarkersMillstone Plaque - Portland, ME

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In Portland's Lincoln Park, there is a millstone with a plaque on it stating that it was from the wind mill that once stood nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: 8/17/2015

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Maine Historical MarkersFriends (Quaker) Meeting House - Portland, ME

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This plaque situated in one corner of the city park for Portland, told of how a speech by William Lloyd Garrison started the antislavery movement in Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersFort Preble - South Portland, ME

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A historic marker near the location of nearby Fort Preble

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Maine

date approved: 9/14/2009

last visited: 9/16/2013

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Maine Historical MarkersYork County Courthouse - Alfred, ME

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This historical marker is located on the grounds of the York County Courthouse in Alfred, Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Maine

date approved: 3/27/2009

last visited: 8/18/2015

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Maine Historical MarkersFirst Parish Church, Unitarian Universalist - Portland, ME

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The constitution of the State of Maine was drafted here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 11/18/2008

last visited: 9/27/2018

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