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Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Date: circa 1935
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library
Location: Presque Isle
Media: photogravure print, ink on paper
Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library
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Address: 11-13 Gould Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Gordon F. Taylor
Style: Vernacular Victorian
Use: Dwelling - Single family
Owner in 1924: George F. Gould
Use: Club House
In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.
The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.
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.
The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.
The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.
A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.