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Historical Items

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Item 20827

Morse-Libby Mansion, Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 23283

Morse-Libby Mansion, Portland, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1970 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 81391

Victoria Mansion, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."