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Historical Items (387)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (26)  |  Sites (8)  | 

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Item 7332

Title: Skowhegan Base Ball Club, season of 1887-88

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: 1888

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 16344

Title: Skowhegan Football Team, 1933

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: 1933

Location: Skowhegan

Media: black and white photograph

Item 21618

Title: Skowhegan Free Public Library and Elm Street, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1940

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Black & White print

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Exhibit

Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

Exhibit

Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

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.

Exhibit

Holstein and Ayrshire bulls, Caribou Fair, ca 1922

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

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Site

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.

Site

Artist's rendition of Skowhegan Free Public Library

Skowhegan Free Public Library

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Site

Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Skowhegan History House

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