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Item 9467

Title: The Kingfield House, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1895

Location: Kingfield

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 9470

Title: High Street, Kingfield, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1895

Location: Kingfield

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 16533

Title: Main Street, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Kingfield

Media: Black & White Photograph

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Exhibit

Samoset Hotel, Rockland, ca. 1930

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.

Exhibit

King Tavern and Customs House, Bath, ca. 1910

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.

Exhibit

Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

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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Site

Cruising off Squirrel Island, Boothbay Harbor, 1912

Stanley Museum

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Site

Lacing ski boots, Pleasant Mountain, ca. 1955

Ski Museum of Maine

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Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

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.