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The Second Razing of Montpelier

On December 19, 2017, Scott Thistle of the Portland Press Herald reported the Knox Museum in Thomaston (also known as “Montpelier”) was on the verge of closing.  Thistle reported that a December 15, 2017 letter, written by chairman of the … Continue reading

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Living in History

On Sunday, December 3, the Ruggles House Society hosted their annual Christmas Tea.  According to Peter Winham, a member of the Ruggles House Society Board of Directors, over 100 visitors attended the event. Winham and his wife Kathy own Teas … Continue reading

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The Lexington of the Seas

In an earlier blog post, I wrote about an old library book by The Maine Writers Research Club.  The book is now long overdue at the library, but the library staff are lenient with me.  I find if I put … Continue reading

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The Chimes of Time

The John Marshall and Alida Carroll Brown Research Library, tucked away behind Portland’s Longfellow House, is a treasury of books, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera. Many of the library’s visitors come to do genealogical research.  A video posted on the library’s … Continue reading

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