Around Wiscasset: Alna, Dresden, Westport Island, Wiscasset, and Woolwich (Images of America)

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Sunny seashores and excellent weather enticed many to settle during this fascinating group. Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of. In Notes from a coloured lady, Karsonya clever Whitehead examines the existence and studies of Emilie Frances Davis, a freeborn twenty-one-year-old mulatto girl, via an in depth analyzing of 3 pocket diaries she stored from to Whitehead explores Davis's worldviews and politics, her perceptions of either private and non-private occasions, her own relationships, and her position in Philadelphia's unfastened black group within the 19th century.

Additional info for Confederate Visions: In the early 's an open air dance hall was built on the southwest corner of the property.

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A nearby road was named Oxhorn Road because the entrance to the road marked by a pair of ox horns hanging in a tree. The dance hall adopted that tradition and hung ox horns on a pole in front of the pavailion - until they were "disappeared" one too many times.


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When the dance hall was first built it was one of the few buildings in the area and was surrounded by apple orchards. Montsweag Road House - a nearby restaurant - was originally built as a cider house to press all the apples grown in the area. The dance hall was the only one between Wiscasset and Boothbay and so it was a popular spot.

They were busy enough that for a while they rented land across the street where North of the Border greenhouse is now for extra parking. This was before Route 1 became the busy road it is today. They were scattered in the trees parallel to the road. This photo circa of the cabins is circa 's and 40's was published in the book Around Wiscasset: The cabin on the far left was the original office, now room At the time of the photo the property was called the Steakhouse Inn and Motor Court.

Several people have told me that the dance hall eventually had walls, a kitchen, and six guest rooms built into it.

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When motels became a fad the cabins were made to look like a motel. Wood screening was put between the cabins to make them look like a single building. At some point the two properties were broken apart and the inn sold separately. The nickname may have come about because of the paid and unpaid boxing matches held at the inn.

It could also have earned the nickname because of how rough the place was.

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While Jackie was known as a really nice guy, people that frequented the inn say that it could be wild. This is Maine's Knox County: Where the Mountains Meet the Sea.

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Knox County Historical and Genealogical Magazine. Warren Cemeteries, to A History of the Town of Union, Maine.

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Down on the Island, Up on the Main: Annual Reports of Alna, Maine, A History of Alna, Maine. Chronicles of Lincoln County, Maine. Her Houses and Her People Sketch of Waldoboro, Maine. Historical Gleanings from the Town with Three Names: Cape Newagen Island, Townsend and Southport.

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