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Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Bagley-Bliss House
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1290 Royalsborough Rd South Durham
Nathaniel Osgood House
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ME 136
Shiloh Temple
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38 Beulah Ln Shiloh Rd, S of Lisbon Falls on S bank of Androscoggin River
Union Church
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744 Royalsborough Rd
West Durham Methodist Church
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17 Runaround Pond Rd


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1886/09/20 William R Miller Born William R Miller is born in Durham the son of Simon and Josephine Robinson Miller.
1959/00/00 Stephen King Life Nellie King, with her two boys David and Stephen, moves to the Methodist Corner area of Durham, Maine, in a small house not far from the West Durham Methodist Church.
1960/00/00 Stephen King Life King finds H P Lovecraft paperbacks in his aunt and uncle's attic. He is impressed with 'The Lurker at the Threshold', "I knew that I'd found home when I read that book." To find the farmhouse, face away from the church and look across the field. The Lurker at the Threshold (book)

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Carrie (book) Novel
Stephen King Stephen King took inspiration for "Carrie" on a real person who lived on Runaround Pond Road, southwest of Durham.
Jerusalem's Lot (Short Story) Short Story
Stephen King Jerusalem's Lot was largely derived from the town of Durham, Maine. - Stephen King, Danse Macabre
Salem's Lot (book) Novel
Stephen King Harmony Hill Cemetery in "Salems Lot" is based on Harmony Grove Cemetery on Davis Road, north of Runaround Pond Road in Durham. Stephen King and his friend Chris Chesley use to camp here for a good scare.
The Body (King story) Novella Stephen King Stephen King based the leech scene in "The Body" on a true incident in the Runaround Pond, off Runaround Pond Road, southwest of Durham.

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