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Chimney Pond in Baxter State Park (August 2001)

August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1801 Birth date of John Otis, member of … Continue reading

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Johnson, Jonathan Eastman

(1824-1906) was born in Lovell and began his career in Boston as an apprentice in a lithographic shop, designing title pages for books and sheet music. He was the son of Philip C. Johnson, Secretary of State for Maine. He … Continue reading

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Langlais, Bernard

Abenaki Indian Sculpture in Skowhegan (2002)

(1921 – 1977) was born in Old Town and learned skills with woodworking from his carpenter father. In a 2005 review of his life and work, J. T. Leonard of The Times Record in Brunswick noted When artist Bernard “Blackie” … Continue reading

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Nevelson, Louise

Louise Nevelson, ca. 1955, Smithsonian Archives of American Art

(1899-1988) was a prominent sculptor, painter, and printmaker, born on September 23, 1899, in Pereyaslav, Russia. At the age of five, she came to Rockland with her mother, older brother, and younger sister to join her father, Isaac Berliawsky, who … Continue reading

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