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Dana Deering

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Hancock Pond Tank House is No More
« on: June 01, 2010, 05:59:38 AM »
     On my way to camp on Memorial Day I was shocked to discover that the little camp that had once been the Hancock Pond Tank House was gone.  I walked down to the site and spoke with a couple of the contractors hoping that the building had only been moved but they told me it has been demolished to make way for a new camp building.  They had no idea about the history of the structure they had destroyed.  Another piece of Maine Two Foot History is gone forever.

Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Hancock Pond Tank House is No More
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2010, 06:57:08 AM »
Sad news. The tank house could have been moved to Bridgton and displayed with the cars.   

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Re: Hancock Pond Tank House is No More
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2010, 06:38:30 AM »
Maine humorist, song writer, singer and entertainer Jud Strunk said it all when we wrote these words for a song.

Who took the town, I used to know.
Oh what I would give for a friendly hello
I wonder if someone remembers us still.
Tell me who cut the maples on Nonewhiler Hill.

As a boy I would walk through meadow.
And sit in the cool of their shire
---  -----  ----  ----  -----  ---- ---- ?
Tell me who cut the maples on Nonewhiler Hill.

But the last lines were---

Thank you Lord -- for they can’t cut my memories down.

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Re: Hancock Pond Tank House is No More
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2010, 07:48:52 PM »
Time for a trip to the dump Dana?
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Dave Buczkowski

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Re: Hancock Pond Tank House is No More
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2010, 09:09:57 PM »
Dana;
Did you ask where the debris went?
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Re: Hancock Pond Tank House is No More
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2010, 11:45:48 AM »
Glad we saw it on our tour a few years ago - got some photos somewhere.