Chris Dunham's Blog – March 2016 Archive (3)

Greenwood and the Legacy of Tambora

This is the third in a series of posts I am writing in celebration of the bicentennial of my hometown of Greenwood in Oxford County, incorporated February 2, 1816.

The advance and final retreat of the Laurentide ice sheet shaped the landscape of Greenwood, exposing and eroding ancient bedrock and depositing untold tons of sand, silt and gravel within its borders. But it was a…

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Added by Chris Dunham on March 23, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

The School on Alder River

This is the second in a series of posts I am writing in celebration of the bicentennial of my hometown of Greenwood in Oxford County, incorporated February 2, 1816.

This past week came the expected destruction of another historic building on Main Street. The…

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Added by Chris Dunham on March 11, 2016 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Viewing Maine Town Records on FamilySearch

FamilySearch has collection pages for town records from MassachusettsVermont and New Hampshire, but not from Maine. Nevertheless, images of the records from many Maine towns are in fact available on FamilySearch, if you know…

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Added by Chris Dunham on March 7, 2016 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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