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John Martin: Expert Observer

Intro: pages 22-71

Martin revisits details he previously included in other writing about his family's history, his childhood and early work experiences, his introduction to and passion for dancing, and dances held at Katahdin Iron Works.

People and events mentioned include:

  • Ernst Sjostedt
  • Horse racing
  • Dramatic Club of Brownville
  • John French
  • George Knowles
  • John Pomlow
  • Electric street railroad, Bangor
  • Col. John Black
  • Dr. Moses Adams
  • Mary Adams
  • Adams murder trial
  • John Martin Sr.
  • Solomon Raynes
  • Rebecca Raynes
  • Alonzo Raynes
  • Dilla Snow
  • Dr. Increase Sanger
  • Caroline Starbird
  • Ezekiel Hopkins
  • O.H. Hinckley
  • Hannibal Hamlin
  • Rufus Prince
  • Annie Martin
  • Mabelle Martin
  • Silver Lake Hotel parlors illustrations