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Item 9914

Goodall Mansion, Sanford, ca 1905

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Sanford Media: Photographic print

Item 26572

Deering Mansion, Saco, 1937

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1937 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 22054

Goodall Mansion, Sanford, ca 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative


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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.


Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.


Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Montpelier

… Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Mansion, Route 131, Thomaston, Maine 2008Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In striking…

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Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - MDI and the Fire of 1947

… known with its hotels and B&Bs as a tourist spot while Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor are now home to the summer population and their mansions.