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Historical Items

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Item 102378

"Willows on Warren Vose Place", Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Lantern slide

Item 101193

Design for rustic fence, gate, Bangor, 1867

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1867 Location: Bangor Media: Ink and watercolor on paper

Item 67573

Winter Village Scene, Surry, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Surry Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Surry Media: Silver print photograph

Tax Records

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Item 76726

Assessor's Record, 18-62 St. James Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Gas Light Company Use: Fences & Walkes

Exhibits

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Design for rustic fence, gate, Bangor, 1867

… of what he saw as the ideal gates and fences for different locales and purposes. This is "Gate No 1 and two patterns for rustic fence." Martin…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Barnyard gate design, Bangor, 1867

… noted, "I have represented a 5 foot tight bound fence for a yard this is convenient for fowles but is unhealthy for cattle and more so for sheep.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gate no 2 design, Bangor, 1867

… shopkeeper in Bangor, drew a series of gate and fence designs in his "Scrap Book No 3" that he began writing and illustrating in 1867.

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR