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Historical Items

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Item 9480

Spectators, Squirrel Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print

Item 76154

Spectators at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Sugarloaf Township Media: Photographic print

Item 15783

Auto racing, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1912 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

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Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

The police departments of both Biddeford and Saco were busy securing the perimeter of the building and ensuring the safety of the spectators.

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Lincoln, Maine - Primary school on School Street, Lincoln, ca. 1905

… to the school, and there are many carts and wagons with spectators. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

… elevator with all available space packed with spectators watching to race. The illustration, which includes the five canoes, has north at the…