Keywords: Dodge Street
Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.
Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.
… Freese’s Department Store, Farrar Furniture, and Dodge Clothes. This photo was taken during the 1940s when the trolleys were still running through…
… was organized as a plantation, and in 1847 John Dodge divided unappropriated lands into lots of fifty acres each to be sold at auction or given to…