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Historical Items

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Item 31299

Central Street, Kirstein Block, Bangor, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 10687

Stone house with hip roof, 975 Sawyer Street, South Portland, ca. 1920s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: South Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 10688

Stone house with clipped gables, 974 Sawyer Street, South Portland, c. 1920s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: South Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.

Exhibit

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.