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A collection of short articles originally published in the Bangor Daily Whig and Courier May 2, 1885, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of Bangor as a city. These articles covering an assortment of social, political, and cultural highlights in Bangor's first half-century.
Charles P. Roberts served as editor of the Bangor Evening Times during the Civil War and as superintendent of Bangor schools in the late 1860s to 1877.
Bangor Public Library Director Mary H. Curran transcribed these articles from the newspaper articles in July 1915 and added them to collection of the Bangor Public Library.
Several obituaries for Mr. Roberts from Bangor and Boston (where he resided upon death) are included. Mr. Roberts died in December 1914.
Bangor Maine history, Bangor Maine 19th century history, Bangor Maine 50 year semi-centennial
Roberts, Charles P., "Bangor's City Semi-Centennial Reminiscences" (1915). Books and Publications. 349.
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