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Historical Items

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Item 9467

The Kingfield House, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Kingfield Media: Photographic print

Item 9470

High Street, Kingfield, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Kingfield Media: Photographic print

Item 16533

Main Street, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Photographic print

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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William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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Stanley Museum

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Ski Museum of Maine

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Vine Street on the way to Freeman, Salem and Kingfield. In this view the buildings on Vine Street from left to right are the Methodist Church…