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Holden (Me.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin Houston, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives and William “Bill” Warner

Abstract NA1637 Edwin Houston, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives and William “Bill” Warner, August 12 and 17, and September 24, 1982, at Houston’s home in Brewer, Maine. Houston, one of the last and best of the rod makers for F. E. Thomas Co. of Bangor, Maine, talks about his life and his rod making skills; his early years in Holden, ME; his father; his genealogy; mother’s arrival from Sweden; Swedish community in Holden; Swede Hill; bees; his first fishing rod; his first job peeling logs; how he...
Dates: 1971 - 1999

Seth A. Rogers Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1538-sc

Letters written by Rogers from the headquarters of the 36th Massachusetts Volunteers near Petersburg, Virginia, to his aunt Louise Farrington and his cousin Zenas R. Farrington of Holden, Maine. Rogers describes the work of his regiment in building a fort and traverse way in front of his division, the mood and attitude of the soldiers, and the activities of the Christian Commission and the Sanitary Commission on their behalf.

Dates: July 24, 1864