Keywords: Welcome Sign
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Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum through Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum
Date: circa 1986
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society
Date: circa 2008
Media: wood and metal
Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.
Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.
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."
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Welcome to New Portland! New Portland Town Sign X Welcome to New Portland! Here at our site, you can explore many different historical…
… Item 64113 infoStrong Historical Society This sign welcomed all to "Cross Bridge and Visit the Largest Toothpick Center in the World." Millions…
… Route 1A entering Hampden have been welcomed by signs depicting Dorothea Dix and Hannibal Hamlin. However, long before these famous Mainers came to…
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by Ted Heselton
Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam
by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR