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Historical Items

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Item 25546

Menu, Poland Spring House, 1940

Contributed by: Poland Spring Preservation Society Date: 1940 Location: Poland Spring Media: ink on paper

Item 5479

Winter harness racing, Poland Spring, ca. 1900s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Poland Spring Media: Photographic print

Item 25547

Menu, Poland Spring resort, 1884

Contributed by: Poland Spring Preservation Society Date: 1884 Location: Poland Spring Media: ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 76292

150 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louis Helfont Use: Apartments

Item 76311

202 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William Cruikshank Use: Shop

Item 76378

221 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nathan Mack Use: Store

Exhibits

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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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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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

Site Pages

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Poland Spring Preservation Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

Jonathan Fisher painted this portrait of one of his daughters and incorporated a poem entitled "Spring" in the foreground.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Spring freshet over Mill Stream dam, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57626 infoStrong Historical Society This dam behind the mill…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Finding and cooking fiddleheads with my parents
by Brian J. Theriault

My father has been picking and eating fiddleheads almost all his life, Mom prepares and stores them

Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.