Interviews And Stories By And About Denmark Residents
Winifred Richardson Moore was raised and lived in Denmark much of her life. Winnie attended Denmark schools. And Winnie received a 5-year diploma nursing degree. She worked as a nurse at Bridgton Hospital her entire work career, retiring as the supervisor of nursing. Winnie was social person. She was a member of many local organizations. She held a special interest in local history. Winnie is a charter member of the historical society.
Arthur Rankin lived and worked in the area of Perley Mills his whole life. He operated a sawmill and worked in construction and property maintenance.
Jesse and Alvina Kenison purchased the Pingree home on South Road. In its attic they found original deeds and documents, from which this history of the home’s first owners was written.
Information About Denmark Residents
Arthur Lowell Deering, 1888-1965, grew up on Hio Ridge Road in Denmark. A graduate of Bridgton Academy he received his B.S. degree in agriculture from the University of Maine in 1912 and his Doctor of Agricultural Science in 1934. He was employed by the University of Maine in 1912 as one of the state’s and nation’s first county agricultural agents. He served as Dean of the College of Agriculture, Director of the Maine Extension Service, and Director of the Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. He retired in 1957. Deering Hall on the university’s Orono campus was named for him shortly after his retirement.
The Lowell family lived on Hio Ridge Road in Denmark, Maine for many years. Daniel Eaton has created these reports of the known information about the family. If the person is highlighted in yellow, they are buried in the Lowell Cemetery in Denmark, Maine.
Carroll Fenton Wales (1918-2007)
Carroll F. Wales 9-year efforts to uncover, clean, restore and conserve the frescoes in Kariye Camii (originally The Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora, and now the Kariye Museum), in Istanbul,Turkey
Memories and Recipes of Denmark Residents
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Revised & Updated August 12, 2019 las