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Item 64233

Title: Upper Main Street, Strong, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1909

Location: Strong

Media: Glass negative

Item 46172

Title: Main Street, Lubec, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1914

Location: Lubec

Media: Used halftone postcard

Item 10905

Title: Main Street, Caribou, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Location: Caribou

Media: photogravure print, ink on paper

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Item 73799

Address: 50 Rockland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Orin Main

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 87315

Address: 121-125 York Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Street Sprinkling Company

Use: Storage

Item 86529

Address: Assessor's Record, 70-74 Winslow Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Park Street Presbytarion Church

Use: Garage

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Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.


Gilman School's Janet Tarbuck in library, Waterville, 1983

KVVTI's Gilman Street Campus, 1978-1986

The Gilman Street building began its life in 1913 as Waterville High School, but served from 1978 to 1986 as the campus of Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute. The building helped the school create a sense of community and an identity.


Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.


David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.


Theodore Santarelli de Brasch, Kennebunk, 1964

Seashore Trolley Museum

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