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Historical Items

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Item 22689

Moose in winter, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Glass Negative

Item 16689

Winter Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 16580

Main Street looking east, Winter Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Winter Harbor Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 65544

Winter Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Gerry L. Brooks

Item 86397

14 Winter Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of James Bain Use: Dwelling

Item 86409

28 Winter Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie M Nelson Use: Dwelling

Exhibits

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

Site Pages

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Winter Harbor Historical Society

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 1 of 2

… of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor Saco River narrows, Biddeford, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 2 of 2

… of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor Piles of logs along the Saco River, circa 1910Item Contributed byMcArthur…

My Maine Stories

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One View
by Karen Jelenfy

My life as an artist in Maine.

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Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

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Starting Chebeague Island Oyster Company
by Caitlin Gerber

Farming oysters in Casco Bay