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Item 68672

Title: Camp at Messalonskee Lake, Oakland, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Location: Oakland

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 72945

Title: Edna St. Vincent Millay and Friends at Oakland Park

Contributed by: Camden Public Library

Date: 1912

Location: Rockport

Media: Paper

Item 26782

Title: Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Rockport

Media: Postcard

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Exhibit

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.