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Item 9751

Title: Ice Cream Parlor, Springvale, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1895

Location: Sanford

Media: Photographic print

Item 12225

Title: Strout House and Ice Cream Parlor, South Harpswell, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1921

Location: Harpswell

Media: Photograph, print

Item 87970

Title: Ice Cream Parlor at the Arcade, East Machias, 1927

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum

Date: 1927

Location: Machias

Media: Glass plate negative

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 89254

Address: Cobb property, Cliff Island Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jennie F. Cobb

Use: Grocery Store & Ice Cream Parlor & Dwelling

Item 75930

Address: 469 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Getrude M. Sullivan

Use: Store - Ice Cream Parlor

Item 88162

Address: Gilbert L. Brackett Estate property, Island Avenue, Brackett Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Gilbert L. Brackett Estate

Use: Restaurant

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Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Exhibit

W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

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.

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.