Historical Items Showing 3 of 754 View All
Contributed by: Maine Forest Service
Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
Date: circa 1940
Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society
Date: circa 1949
Media: black and white photograph
Tax Records Showing 3 of 11 View All
Owner in 1924: The Twitchell Champlin Company
Use: Shelter for trucks
Owner in 1924: Cornelius Connolly Heirs
Use: Dwelling & Store
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.
Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.
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.
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The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All
by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s
by Donald C. Cunningham
A story about my father and our family.
by George A Smith
Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.