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Historical Items

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Item 6246

Sidewalk work, Biddeford, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1934 Location: Biddeford Media: silver gelatin print

Item 31862

New Water Street sidewalk, Lubec, ca. 1972

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1972 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 8134

Sampson's corner of long ago, Skowhegan, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1890 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print


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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.


Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.


A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 84-107

… failure to properly deal with streets and sidewalks. People and events discussed include: The Berger Family Dr.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Allen Building

… on Main Street next to the Northeastland Hotel’s Sidewalk Café, and across the street from Stew’s Downtown Sight and Sound.

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Life on a Tidal River - Fifth Street Junior High School, Bangor, ca. 1940

… costs of the playgrounds, athletic fields, roads, sidewalks, lawns, fences, parking areas, etc. cost approximately $80,000.