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Item 5479

Title: Winter harness racing, Poland Spring, ca. 1900s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Poland Spring

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 6730

Title: Shakers at winter sale, Poland Spring Resort

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: circa 1920

Location: Poland

Media: Black and white photo print

Item 25513

Title: Aerial view, Poland Spring resort, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Poland Spring Preservation Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Poland Spring

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Poland Spring House, 1889

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.

Exhibit

Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Exhibit

Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Site

Mansion House, Poland Spring, 1884

Poland Spring Preservation Society

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