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The Bethel Courier index / [compiled by Danna Brown Nickerson]

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Subject Issue(s) 100th Anniversary of Bethel News/Citizen Vol. 19, No. 3 150 Years of Hotel Keeping in Bethel Vol. 7, No. 2 1796: A Special Year in Bethel's Past Vol. 20, No. 2 19th Century Medicine in Bethel,…

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.…

The Bethel Antiquarian Suppers of the 1850s

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The Bethel Antiquarian Suppers of the 1850s Dr. Nathaniel Tuckerman True (1812-1887) Founder of Maine's first Farmer's Club (1853) at Bethel Originator of the Bethel Antiquarian Suppers (1855-1857) American life in the mid-nineteenth century…

Gould Academy, ninety-ninth year, 1934-1935

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The Bethel Agricultural Fair and Riverside Park

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The Bethel Agricultural Fair and Riverside Park by Yvonne B. Nowlin Grandstand at Riverside Park fairgrounds, ca. 1895 Editor's Note: The following history of the Bethel Agricultural Fair and Riverside Park was originally written as an…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 1]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] [number i] Having been often asked by many of my fellow citizens to give personal reminiscences of the different members of the Bethel Company, I…

Gould Academy, ninety-eighth year, 1933-1934

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Western Maine Saints [Part 4]: The York and Carter Families

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Western Maine Saints [Part 4]: The York and Carter Families by Carole York Conversion to Mormonism and Western Migration “I first embraced Mormonism in 1834 in the town of Newry, Oxford County, State of Maine. The first elders I ever heard…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 2]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number ii The Fifth Maine Regiment left Portland for Washington, June 25, 1861. Forty rounds of ammunition were distributed to each soldier before…

Gould Academy, ninety-seventh year, 1932-1933

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Capt. Charles A. J. Farrar: Wilderness Writer and Adventure Provider

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Capt. Charles A. J. Farrar Wilderness Writer and Adventure Provider by William B. Krohn On October 13, 2012, Dr. William B. Krohn, retired wildlife scientist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Maine in Orono, presented the annual Hall…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 3]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number iii At two o'clock in the morning of May 3 the regiment was in line of battle, the left wing across the Bowling Green turnpike leading into…

Barn Redux: Bethel's Most Modern Barn in 1950

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Barn Redux: Bethel's Most Modern Barn in 1950 by Donald G. Bennett Introduction The idea for this story came from two sources: the 2005 display of the Smithsonian exhibit “Barn Again! Celebrating an American Icon” at the Bethel Historical…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 4]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number iv General Hooker directed General Sedgwick to move with the Sixth Corps toward Chancellorsville, and he with the main army on the one side…

The Diary of Edgar Harvey Powers

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From The Courier, Vol. 31, No. 2 (2007): The Diary of Edgar Harvey Powers Edgar Harvey Powers (1843-1894) Photo courtesy of Bethel Masonic Lodge # 97 AF & AM Editor’s Note: This transcription has been made from a small diary that was…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 5]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number v Bethel also lost at Salem Church one of her noblest sons and finest soldiers, so far as my knowledge enables me to speak, Washington Frye…