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Item 27109

Title: Telephone Switchboard, Islesboro, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Islesboro

Media: wood, metal, cord

Item 27110

Title: Telephone Booth, Islesboro, ca. 1919

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society

Date: circa 1919

Location: Islesboro

Media: metal, wood, glass

Item 8261

Title: Train board, traces out

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: 1914

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

Exhibit

Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin

Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

Exhibit

Flagpoles, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup Ski Races

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Site

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Telephone Museum

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Site

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.

Site

Maine Central Institute

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