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Historical Items Showing 3 of 1160 View All

Item 28031

Title: Penobscot River from Riverside Park, Hampden, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hampden Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Hampden

Media: Photographic print

Item 66606

Title: Bubble Pond, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Mount Desert Island

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66258

Title: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Mount Desert Island

Media: Linen texture postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 300 View All

Item 85830

Address: Parks property, E. side Island Avenue, rear, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emily P. Parks

Use: Dwelling

Item 62609

Address: 27 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fredrika M. Parks

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 69310

Address: 214 Park Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie E. McDonough

Use: Garage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All

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.

Exhibit

After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Exhibit

William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Sites Showing 3 of 6 View All

Site

Holmberg Aerial Survey, Katahdin, 1937

Baxter State Park

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Site

Battleship filling with coal at Lamoine Coaling Station, ca. 1910

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

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Site

Green Mountain Tea House, ca. 1880

Acadia National Park

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