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Item 27437

Title: Lowell General Store, Farmington, circa 1914

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society

Date: 1914

Location: Farmington

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 35271

Title: Henry J. Clark's General Store, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Biddeford

Media: photograph

Item 12238

Title: Pejepscot Village General Store, Topsham

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Topsham

Media: Photograph, print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 39 View All

Exhibit

Atherton's Furniture, Free Street, Portland, 1938

Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.

Exhibit

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

Bowdoin College baseball team, ca. 1896

Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

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Site

Kennebunkport, ca. 1890

Brick Store Museum

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

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.