Search Results

Keywords: Rotary Park

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 2 Showing 2 of 2

Item 22926

Bridge Street, Springvale, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Springvale Media: Print from Glasss Negative

Item 33471

Judges and starters at winter horse races on the Saco River, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1912 Location: Biddeford; Biddeford Media: Photographic print


View All Showing 2 of 2 Showing 2 of 2


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.


Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote