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Clark S. Edwards, Fifth Maine Volunteer Regiment, compiled letters 1861-1903

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Finding aid for Clark S. Edwards Papers (2002-310) in the Pearce Civil War Collection at Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas. Includes biographical sketch, summary of each letter, and complete transcriptions of all 119 letters.

Collection: Books and Pamphlets

General Oliver Otis Howard Speaks at Bethel

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General Oliver Otis Howard Speaks at Bethel by Stanley R. Howe Oliver Otis Howard (1830-1909), ca. 1865 Courtesy of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission Civil War General Oliver Otis Howard spoke at Bethel on the afternoon of 15 July…

Deep woods and river roads [sound recording] : voices from the Kennebec-Chaud

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Contents: Intro -- Maple sugaring -- Jackman in winter -- The Old Canada Road -- Logging -- White water rafting -- Fiddleheading -- Birch bark canoe making -- Fly fishing -- South Solon Meeting House -- Grange Hall -- Poet, Wesley McNair --…

Collection: Sound Library

BHS Program: "Ed Muskie of Maine"


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Bethel Historical Society program, "Ed Muskie of Maine," presented by Christopher Beam on May 4, 2000.

BHS Program: "Civil War Soldier Boys"


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Bethel Historical Society annual meeting and program, "Civil War Soldier Boys," presented by Jay Hoar on September 7, 2000.

The spirit of America as shown by her great documents, 1620-1920

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Contains public documents and speeches that record the "spirt of America" from its origins and through the early twentieth century as compiled by Old Colony Trust Company, Boston, Massachusetts.

CONTENTS: The Mayflower Compact, made November 21,…

Collection: Books and Pamphlets

1985 Rural Improvement and Reform Conference - Keynote Address by Leo Marx

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Leo Marx speaking at a conference on rural improvement and reform held at the Bethel Inn on October 26, 1985.

BHS Program: "The Land of Norumbega"

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Bethel Historical Society program, "The Land of Norumbega" presented by Dr. Nathan Hamilton on April 6, 1989.

BHS Program: "The Economy and the Constitution"

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Bethel Historical Society 22nd annual meeting and program, "The Economy and the Constitution," presented by Dr. Arthur M. Johnson, Chairman, Maine Commission to Commemorate the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution on September 3, 1987.

Col. Edwards’ Letter

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COL. EDWARDS’ LETTER. Bethel, Jan. 25th, 1896 My dear friend Stevens:— Your kind letter came to hand in due time; many thanks for the same. You say I may have forgotten you; my answer is, No, I well remember you and other sergeants of that old Co.…

Death of Gen. Clark S. Edwards

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DEATH OF GEN. CLARK S. EDWARDS An Honored Citizen—A Distinguished Soldier—A Noble Hero and Patriot has gone to his rest. Passed quietly away at his home last Sunday Evening, at 8.45 o’clock, after an illness of but a few days. A hero and patriot…

BHS Program: "Margaret Chase Smith (1897-1995): A Centennial Appraisal"


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Bethel Historical Society program, "Margaret Chase Smith (1897-1995): A Centennial Appraisal," presented by David Richards, Assistant Director of Margaret Chase Smith Library in Skowhegen, Maine on September 4, 1997.