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Item 12281

Caribou Municipal Airport, 1937

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: 1937 Location: Caribou Media: Postcard

Item 16746

Presque Isle Airport, ca. 1937

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1937 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 19480

Houlton Airport history, 1930s

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: 1931 - 1937 Location: Houlton Media: ink on paper

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.


A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.


Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

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Presque Isle Air Museum

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… Still a Novelty Scarborough Airport Scarborough airport, actually the Portland Airport, was dedicated on 28 and 29 September 1928.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

A second airport, the Port-of-Maine Airport, opened after World War II at a site off Pleasant Hill Road.

My Maine Stories

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Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran
by Joseph Rocque Jr.

I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam


Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.


How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy