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Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee
Date: circa 1905
Media: Print from Glass Negative
Title: Higgins Cottage
Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library
Date: circa 1925
Location: Bar Harbor
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Address: 15 Cottage Street, Portland
Owner in 1924: Eve Thornton
Address: 22 Cottage Street, Portland
Owner in 1924: Elizabeth Sears
Use: Garage & Shop
This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.
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.
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.