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Historical Items

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Item 66021

'Summer Trips around Portland' brochure, 1902

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: 1902 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper, Brochure

Item 66189

Greetings from Bangor, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Bangor Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66155

Greetings from Augusta souvenir postcard, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Augusta Media: Linen texture postcard

Exhibits

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Early Settlement Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Border Dispute Originally, Surry…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Today

Surry Today Home to about 1,300 residents, Surry today is a vibrant town boasting an active, creative, and diverse citizenry, many of whom are…

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Surry by the Bay - Welcome

Welcome Come to SurryItem Contributed bySurry Historical Society Welcome to the Hancock County coastal community of Surry.