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Historical Items Showing 3 of 84 View All

Item 9751

Title: Ice Cream Parlor, Springvale, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1895

Location: Sanford

Media: Photographic print

Item 65515

Title: S.R.R.L. parlor car acquired by Dr. Charles W. Bell, Strong, ca. 1936

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1936

Location: Strong

Media: Black & white photograph

Item 12225

Title: Strout House and Ice Cream Parlor, South Harpswell, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1921

Location: Harpswell

Media: Photograph, print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 8 View All

Item 89254

Address: Cobb property, Cliff Island Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jennie F. Cobb

Use: Grocery Store & Ice Cream Parlor & Dwelling

Item 36472

Address: Assessor's Record, 190-192 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Josephine Waterhouse

Use: Sun Parlor

Item 38592

Address: 510-512 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Martha Abbott

Use: Stores - Studio - Beauty Parlor

Exhibits Showing 3 of 16 View All

Exhibit

Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1915

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

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

Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

Sites Showing 3 of 10 View All

Site

Expandable Wooden Toy

Norridgewock Historical Society

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Site

E.S.N.S. 'Echo' staff, Castine, 1900

Wilson Museum

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Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.