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Who Remembers Cottles Place Waterpark In Waterville?

I was reminiscing a little bit yesterday.  Now, I didn't grow up in Maine.  My dad was in the Army and we were stationed in Germany for most of my childhood.  But, there were a few years when I flew to Maine and spent the summertime with my grandparents.  I remember my grandfather taking me to a waterpark in Waterville.

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Photo: Jesse Libby
Photo: Jesse Libby

Augusta’s Culture Reborn Through Restoration Of Colonial Theatre

As folks around Central Maine make their way to work daily, they pass a historical site cherished by many in the neighborhood. The Colonial Theatre sits on Water Street in Augusta

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Coletrain103, YouTube
Coletrain103, YouTube

Maine’s World War II Mystery

This is the story of a World War II mystery in Northern Maine. On September 22, 1942, a seven man crew died when their B-25 died when their plane crashed shortly after taking off from Presque Isle.

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Katie Bavoso, YouTube
Katie Bavoso, YouTube

Maine’s Ghost Town: The Story Of Riceville

Riceville was a small village in Hancock County, Maine. The village was established by the Shaw brothers who had set up a tannery in the area in 1879.

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Maine’s Tallest Woman: Sylvia Hardy stood Eight Feet Tall

Today is ‘Tall Girl Appreciation Day’. It goes along with the first day of summer being the an extra-long day to celebrate extra-long women. It always lands on the first full day of summer.

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Photo By: Jen Stanley
Photo By: Jen Stanley

What’s In The Name Of Your Small Town In Maine?

Do you ever wonder why certain cities and towns are called what they're called? We get our names from our parents... but who were the parents of the towns we live in today...

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2009Bim, YouTube
2009Bim, YouTube

See Video Of The City Of Waterville From 1700 to 1900

I found a video on YouTube of a video montage of the city of Waterville, Maine from the years 1700 through 1900. Some places are instantly recognizable, like the Waterville Opera House and Main Street.

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Only Boxing Title Fight In Maine: Clay vs Liston 2

Muhammad Ali died at age 74 from respiratory issues. In 1964, Ali, then Cassius Clay, upset Sonny Liston to win the World Heavy Championship, and the rematch was on for Lewiston, Maine.

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Acadia National Park Celebrating 100th Anniversary This Year

Acadia National Park is celebrating their centennial during the summer of 2016 and it involves more than 100 events in the community and park.

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Hemlock1223, YouTube
Hemlock1223, YouTube

Artist’s Bridge In Newry Is Named One Of America’s Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

Built in 1872 by Hiram York, The Artist' Bridge in Newry, Maine is one of the covered bridges featured in Travel + Leisure Magazine's article of 'America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges'.

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