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Item 14784

Title: Bicycle Club members, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

Item 9767

Title: Bicycles at Philpot's Store, Springvale, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1900

Location: Springvale

Media: Photograph

Item 78796

Title: Portland-Monson Slate Company, Monson, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

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Jack Lawrence, Saco, on Bicycle, ca. 1900

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.