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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 4197

Percy and Small Shipyard, Bath, 1902

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

Item 27896

Front Street, Bath, ca. 1855

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1855 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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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.

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…