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Historical Items (161)  |  Tax Records (4)  |  Exhibits (1)  |  Sites (3)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 161 View All

Item 18054

Title: Telephone System Model, 1912

Contributed by: Telephone Museum

Date: 1912-09-10

Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth

Media: Photograph

Item 18050

Title: Telephone Central Office Building, Lewiston, 1903

Contributed by: Telephone Museum

Date: 1903

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 18091

Title: Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Contributed by: Telephone Museum

Date: circa 1893

Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth

Media: Photograph

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Item 54058

Address: 41-47 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Telephone Company

Use: Office & Telephone Exchange

Item 54059

Address: Assessor's Record, 41-47 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Telephone Company

Use: Office & Telephone Exchange

Item 88204

Address: Portland Investment and Improvement Company property, E. Side Island Avenue, N. Side Center Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Investment and Improvement Company

Use: Telephone Exchange

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Exhibit

Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Site

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Telephone Museum

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.