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Item 78422

Exposition Building, Portland, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks

Date: circa 1935

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 35579

Exposition building, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 35580

Exposition building, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

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Item 69313

Assessor's Record, 239-247 Park Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Exposition Building

Use: Public Auditorium

Item 69314

Assessor's Record, 239-247 Park Avene, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Exposition Building

Use: Lobby

Item 69312

Assessor's Record, 233-247 Park Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Exposition Association

Use: Land only

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William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Mansion House, Poland Spring, 1884

Poland Spring Preservation Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Bangor High School, Abbott Square, 1865

John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Commercial article on World's Fair contest

… to the World's Fair -- the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The contest required participants to fill out "coupons" from the paper and mail…

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Hotel Strong, with Forster Toothpick Mill beyond, Strong, ca. 1905

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 2 of 3

… the east coast to represent the Maine Woods at expositions and on boards promoting tourism. However, with the introduction of the automobile and…