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Item 100223

High school, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Item 100112

High School building, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Half Stereo View, stereograph

Item 100140

Gay Street schoolhouse, North Main Street, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Tax Records

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Item 73803

101 Rockland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Frank Lewis Shaw Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 73816

22 Rockland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elinor G. Tasker Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 73804

102 Rockland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maynard F. Frost Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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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.

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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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Rockland Historical Society

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

… this Exhibit Eaton, Cyrus History of Thomaston, Rockland, and South Thomaston, Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith & Co., Printers 1865 Eaton, Cyrus…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

… this Exhibit Eaton, Cyrus History of Thomaston, Rockland, and South Thomaston, Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith & Co., Printers 1865 Eaton, Cyrus…