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Item 15986

Title: Home on East Side of Cottage Street, Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 18637

Title: Higgins Cottage

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1925

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 18642

Title: Morse Cottage

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1930

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

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Item 40407

Address: 15 Cottage Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Eve Thornton

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 40482

Address: 22 Cottage Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth Sears

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 40481

Address: 19 Cottage Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Warren

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

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."


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.


Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

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.

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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.