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Item 15068

1902 Holsman automobile

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum

Date: 1902

Location: Seal Cove

Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 14018

Automobile in front of Bangor Public Library

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1936

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 15078

1916 Simplex Crane

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum

Date: 1916

Location: Seal Cove

Media: Metal and Rubber

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Item 32511

12-16 Avon Court, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Leon V Walker and Leon V. Walker Trust for C.E. Weston Heirs

Style: Second Empire

Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 32807

20-22 Adams Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rocco Pompeo

Style: Greek Revival

Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 32839

340-346 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles A Pride

Style: Greek Revival

Use: Store & Hall

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Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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1905 Pierce Great Arrow

Seal Cove Auto Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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John Meeker's Ford, Scarborough Beach, ca. 1903

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

It was a 1905 Rambler. As more people acquired automobiles, the increase in the number of automobiles on the road brought an increase in the number…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

Train service improved greatly and long waits for automobile ferries disappeared. Passenger and freight train traffic increased enough to justify the…

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Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.