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Historical Items

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Item 103727

Rural Letter Carriers Association of Aroostook meeting, Houlton, 1911

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 1911-05-30 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 81853

First Two Machines at Oxford Mill, Rumford, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1901 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 6575

Cornfields, Fryeburg, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photograph, negative

Exhibits

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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Whitefield Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

In 1890, the Postal Telegraph company moved into that place and lasted until 1928, when the buildings were torn down to build the City Hall.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

This was to manufacture all the postal cards used by the United States Post Office. The Oxford was producing these cards at a rate of 3,000,000 per…