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Item 6521

Lakeshore Inn and cottages, Rockwood, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Rockwood; Rockwood

Media: Photoprint

Item 23603

Tannesau Inn and Cottages, Fortunes Rocks, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1909

Location: Biddeford

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 18955

Bar Harbor Cottages

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1915

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

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Item 36736

Cottage, Chandler Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Valentine A Melina

Use: Cottage

Item 57612

Cottage, Harris Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarence S. Day

Use: Cottage

Item 40407

15 Cottage Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Eve Thornton

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."


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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.


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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.


Painting of Camden Harbor, 1933

Camden-Rockport Historical Society

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Fifth Maine Regiment Veteran Reunion, Peaks Island, 1912

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima