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Item 9430

Title: The Cruiser, Freeport, March 27, 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1859-03-27

Location: Freeport; South Freeport

Media: paper

Item 9431

Title: The Cruiser, Freeport, April 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1859-04-09

Location: Freeport; South Freeport

Media: paper

Item 9429

Title: The Cruiser, Freeport, January 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1859-01-20

Location: Freeport; South Freeport

Media: paper

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Exhibit

The Cruiser, Freeport, January 1859

A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.

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.