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Dover-Foxcroft Historical society
Preserving the rich heritage of Dover and Foxcroft, Maine

Photo Gallery - Page 4

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Eli Towne, one of the first settlers of Dover.  He was born in New Hampshire in 1774 and came to Dover in 1803 with his wife, Betsy Scripture, and their infant son, Alvin Towne.  Eli died in Oct. 1852 and is buried in the East Dover (Dow) Cemetery.


Sybil (Towne) Dow, the first white child born in Dover, 1805.  Her parents were Eli and Betsey (Scripture) Towne.   She married Benjamin Dow in 1826, had 6 children, and died in 1896, having lived in Dover all her life.  She is buried in the East Dover (Dow) Cemetery.


View of the steeple of the Congregational Church.
Photo courtesy of Berta Fitzgerald


Aunt Hannah's Hill (Essex Street), undated.
Photo courtesy of Berta Fitzgerald


A winter view of the corner of North and Summer Streets in 1907.


Traffic on Main Street by the Piscataquis Observer building.  Undated, but judging by the autos it must be in the 1920's or 1930's.
Photo courtesy of Berta Fitzgerald


This photograph is believed to be Thomas Crockett, who lived his entire life in Dover.
Confirmation would be appreciated.
Photo courtesy of Wayne Randall.


Photograph of William Randall (born in 1850) with his father, Harrison Randall (born in 1817), who lived and died in Dover.  Buried in the Pine Grove and South Dover Cemeteries, respectfully.
Photo courtesy of Wayne Randall


Photo postcard of Main Street, undated.
Photo courtesy of Berta Fitzgerald


An unidentified family at Sebec Lake, undated.
Photo courtesy of Berta Fitzgerald


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