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Item 4319

Title: Map of Freeport, ca. 1795

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1795

Location: Freeport

Media: pen and ink on paper

Item 19254

Title: Dillingham-Pinkham House, Freeport, 1936

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: circa 1936

Location: Freeport

Media: Photograph

Item 9430

Title: The Cruiser, Freeport, March 27, 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1859-03-27

Location: Freeport; South Freeport

Media: paper

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The Cruiser, Freeport, January 1859

A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.

Exhibit

John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.

Exhibit

Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Site

The Cruiser, Freeport, February  1859

Freeport Historical Society

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Site

Canvas tent, ca. 1940

L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

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