Maine History newsclips….

Cultural site on Mt. A disputed
A sacred rock pile dedicated to the legend of St. Aspinquid at the summit of Mount Agamenticus is in jeopardy of being dismantled and moved by the York Parks and Recreation Department.

Preservationists say dam no threat to salmon
Historic preservationists and wildlife advocates don’t see eye to eye over the future of a section of the Crooked River and whether it should flow freely or help produce lumber.

Salvation Army marks a century in Sanford
At the turn of the 20th century, Sanford was the second largest town in Maine. Thomas Goodall had established the Goodall Mills in 1867, and from 1880-1910, the population swelled to become the 15th largest geographical region in Maine.

Restoration Under Way at Rockland’s Train Station
The Rockland train station on Union Street is undergoing a facelift. The exterior of the 89-year-old brick building is being restored with funds from the Maine Department of Transportation, which owns the building.

Model Train Enthusiasts Sought as Volunteers by Farnsworth
The Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland is looking for skilled model train and miniature enthusiasts to assist with the museum’s annual Share the Wonder holiday train exhibit.

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