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Item 84665

Title: Libby Prison key, ca. 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1863

Location: Richmond

Media: Iron

Item 27985

Title: Fair souvenir, Farmington Public Library, 1890

Contributed by: Farmington Public Library

Date: 1890-08-19

Location: Farmington

Media: Ink on paper

Item 25952

Title: 1964 Republican National Convention Souvenir

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1964

Location: Skowhegan; San Francisco

Media: Cloth, silicon dioxide

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Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

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."

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View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.