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Item 20704

Title: Standard J-1, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1920s

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

Date: circa 1924

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Photograph

Item 21436

Title: 'Spirit of St. Louis,' 1927

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

Date: 1927

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Photograph

Item 23861

Title: Biplane on Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Date: circa 1925

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: black and white photograph

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Exhibit

Col. Lindbergh, Old Orchard Beach, 1927

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.