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Historical Items

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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

Tax Records

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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

Exhibits

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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: 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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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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Poland Spring Preservation Society

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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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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…