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Item 15954

Title: Water Street, Skowhegan ca. 1923

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1923

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Postcard

Item 26149

Title: Business district, Bar Harbor, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1960

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photograph on postcard

Item 81955

Title: Town Business decorated for Centennial, Monson, 1922

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: 1922-08-24

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

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Item 59843

Address: 183-201 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District

Use: Office & Shop

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Exhibit

Garnsey Home, Main Street, Sanford, ca 1900

A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

Exhibit

Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

Exhibit

West Brooklin School, ca. 1929

Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

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Site

Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928

Portland Water District

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

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.