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Tobias Thompson, Winterport, ca. 1870

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Tobias Thompson, Winterport, ca. 1870
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Tobias Thompson was a prominent citizen of Winterport and a leader of the drive to carve Winterport from the original settlement of Frankfort in 1860.

He was the uncle of James Otis Kaler, noted Maine author, and of Benjamin Thompson, a deep sea skipper who captained the ship Great Admiral.

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