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Historical Items

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Item 4193

Bath Iron Works, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 10277

North Company of Infantry roll, Bath, 1805-1815

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1805 - 1815 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Item 4197

Percy and Small Shipyard, Bath, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 83861

Hadlock property, S. Side Bathing Beach, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lucy H. Hadlock Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 84218

Cushing property, South shore, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles E Cushing Use: Bath House

Item 84226

Perry - Dirigo House property, S. Side, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Perry - Dirigo House Use: Bath House

Exhibits

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The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

Welcome What do you get when you combine Bath history, curiosity, and technology with 60 seventh graders and their teachers from Bath Middle School…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

… with 60 seventh graders and their teachers from Bath Middle School and two local experts from the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

… Newspapers: Bath Daily Tribune 1855-1858; Bath Independent 1879-1961; Bath Daily Times 1862-1967; Eastern Times 1850-1856; Times-Record…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

Story

My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.