CD: Centennial History of Harrison, Maine, Containing the Centennial Celebration of 1905, and Historical and Biographical Matter

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CD: Centennial History of Harrison, Maine, Containing the Centennial Celebration of 1905, and Historical and Biographical Matter - Alphonso Moulton, Howard L. Sampson and Granville Fernald. Part One of this volume covers the Centennial Celebration of 1905. Part Two covers the history of the town of Harrison striving to present "an accurate review of the religious and civil institutions, the general progress of education, and the processes of moral culture and social refinement since the organization of the town…the development of the various industries; the improvements in methods of agriculture; the useful innovations in the mechanical arts; the origin and successes of manufacturing enterprises; the accession of wealth and business importance achieved through the mercantile connections…the establishment of town, church and school building, and notable private dwellings; the record of the patriotism of the people in furnishing troops for the Civil War; the surprising advent…of means of travel, conveyance of merchandise and personal communication owing to modern scientific discoveries and inventions." Part Three presents genealogical and biographical sketches of the pioneer families of the town "under the belief that the true history of the town would be best illustrated by authentic histories of the lives, characters and public services rendered." Also included are "families or individuals, who by education, character or other qualification have served the inhabitants of the town in a high professional manner in law, medicine, the ministry of religion, or in statesmanship…" (1909), 2006, CD, Graphic Images, Searchable, Adobe Acrobat, v6, PC and Mac, 794 pp. 101-CD4011 ISBN: 078844011X