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Historical Items

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Item 7498

Sawyer House and Livery Stable

Contributed by: Norridgewock Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Norridgewock Media: Photographic print

Item 21051

Northeast Harbor Main Street, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 22215

Map of Fort Fairfield, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1870 Location: Fort Fairfield Media: ink on paper

Exhibits

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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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."

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

Strong had a livery stable in the center of town. Horses brought the mail from the train to the post office.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Old Ell is Born

These businesses existed largely to supply food and transportation to the Asticou Inn’s summer guests. The livery stable operation was short-lived…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

The fire started in a livery stable at the base of the chimney in the office. The fire could have been put out except for the break in the water line…