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Shipbuilding in Biddeford: Lore, Leaders, and Legacy schooner towed by tug boat in Saco River, ca. Saco River, Creative Writing Inspiration, Old Orchard Beach, Ghost Images, Passion Photography, Tug Boats, Tall Ships, Sailing Ships, New England

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding in Biddeford: Lore, Leaders, and Legacy

Shipbuilding in Biddeford: Lore, Leaders, and Legacy [3-masted schooner towed by tug boat in Saco River, ca. 1910]

By Dane Yorke - Great intro to Biddeford history! Historian, Language, Cards Against Humanity, Map, Writing, Location Map, Languages, Maps, Being A Writer

A History and Stories of Biddeford : Dane Yorke : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

A History and Stories of Biddeford by Dane Yorke[Biddeford, Me. : McArthur Public Library]165 pages : 28 cm. INCLUDES INDEX. Illustrated, maps. This work was...

By Dane Yorke - Great intro to Biddeford history! Historian, Language, Cards Against Humanity, Map, Writing, Location Map, Languages, Maps, Being A Writer

A History and Stories of Biddeford : Dane Yorke : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

A History and Stories of Biddeford by Dane Yorke[Biddeford, Me. : McArthur Public Library]165 pages : 28 cm. INCLUDES INDEX. Illustrated, maps. This work was...

Poem about the Great Conflagration in Portland (Maine), July Written by A. (from Library collections, Portland Maine, July 4th, Poems, Collections, Writing, History, 4th Of July, Historia, Poetry

Poem about the Great Conflagration in Portland (Maine), July 4, 1866. Written by A. W. Harmon. (from Library collections, MS999)

Girls fence in gym class, Thornton Academy, Saco circa 1900 [Image of Print, Photographic: Female Sports, Sports Women, Gym Classes, Fence, Concert, Girls, Image, Toddler Girls, Fitness Women

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Girls fence in gym class, Thornton Academy, Saco circa 1900 [Image of 1048g, Print, Photographic: 1048g]

Great 1947 comic drawn by Jack Bliss for the Pepperell Manufacturing Company. Safety Topics, Bliss, Novels, Comic Books, Writing, History, Comics, Historia, Cartoons

Pepperell's Play It Safe Comic Book : Pepperell Manufacturing Company : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

Pepperell's Play It Safe Comic Book.[Boston : Pepperell Manufacturing Company]16 pages : 28 cm.Comic book showcasing the popular safety comics drawn for the...

First issue of the Olympian, published in December 1899! Olympians, The Borrowers, Texts, High School, December, Student, Writing, Grammar School

The Olympian (Vol. 1, No. 1) : Biddeford High School : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

The Olympian [Biddeford, Maine][Biddeford, Maine : Biddeford High School]10 pages : 23 cm.Volume 1, number 1. Published December 15, 1899. The Olympian was a...

 [Cannonball, circa Very heavy metal cannonball (over 4 pounds) and in diameter. This cannonball was recovered from the Tarbox family pasture after shot there by the ”HMS Bulwark” during Biddeford’s famous skirmish in the War of War Of 1812, Heavy Metal, Image, Heavy Metal Music

Cannonbaaaaaall! [Cannonball, circa 1814. Very heavy metal cannonball (over 4 pounds) and 3” in diameter. This cannonball was recovered from the Tarbox family pasture after shot there by the ”HMS Bulwark” during Biddeford’s famous skirmish in the War of 1812.]

[Part I of McArthur Library’s Family History Month 2015 series.] Today, caring for your family treasures means more than just keeping those old photos dust-free and wrapping grand-memere& Your Family, Family History, Old Photos, Wrapping, Free, Old Pictures, Vintage Photos, Genealogy

Caring For Your Family Treasures

[Part I of McArthur Library’s Family History Month 2015 series.] Today, caring for your family treasures means more than just keeping those old photos dust-free and wrapping grand-memere̵…

What's happening in the McArthur Public Library Special Collections Public, Collections, Shit Happens, Math, Math Resources, Mathematics

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What's happening in the McArthur Public Library Special Collections

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford Inventors, Artists, History, Day, Projects, Image, Log Projects, Historia, Blue Prints

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club Thursday Club, Abundance, History, Projects, Log Projects, Historia, Blue Prints

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War & Biddeford Industrial, War, History, Projects, Image, Antique Pictures, Log Projects, Historia, Blue Prints

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War & Biddeford

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War & Biddeford

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers History, Day, Projects, Log Projects, Historia, Blue Prints

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers