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Historical Items (155)  |  Tax Records (41)  |  Exhibits (39)  |  Sites (39)  | 

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Item 29443

Title: Summer Street, Lubec, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1907

Location: Lubec

Media: Used photographic postcard

Item 79552

Title: Clubhouse and tennis courts, Christmas Cove, ca. 1910

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: South Bristol

Media: postcard

Item 98873

Title: Indian Island summer cottage owned by actors Mary Hechter and William Roselle, Standish, 1923

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: 1923

Location: Standish

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 41 View All

Item 85200

Address: Residence, Little Chebeague Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary C. Haskell

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 87185

Address: Mitchell Residence, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ethel M. Mitchell

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85202

Address: Phillip Sawyer Residence, Little Chebeague Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Phillip B. Sawyer

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 39 View All

Exhibit

Bowdoin College baseball team, ca. 1896

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.

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."

Exhibit

Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

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Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.

Site

Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.