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Item 21552

Title: 'The Roma' ready for flight, Old Orchard Beach, 1928

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

Date: 1928

Location: Old Orchard Beach; Old Orchard Beach

Media: Photograph

Item 21553

Title: 'The Roma,' Old Orchard Beach, 1928

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

Date: 1928

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Photograph

Item 22195

Title: 'Green Flash' trial flight, Old Orchard Beach, 1929

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

Date: 1929-05-22

Location: Old Orchard Beach; Old Orchard Beach

Media: 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.

Exhibit

Air Force trainees, Colby College, 1942

A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

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Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.

Site

1906 Autocar, Type VII, Touring

Owls Head Transportation Museum

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