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Historical Items (186)  |  Tax Records (20)  |  Exhibits (8)  |  Sites (9)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 186 View All

Item 60539

Title: Auto camp, Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Lubec

Media: Unused matte-finish photographic postcard

Item 29060

Title: Irving Auto Company/Tydol Gas Station, Biddeford, 1930

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1930

Location: Biddeford

Media: photograph

Item 58547

Title: Auto ferry, Lubec, ca. 1952

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1952

Location: Lubec

Media: photographic Pstcard postmarked July 14, 1952

Tax Records Showing 3 of 20 View All

Item 36676

Address: 89 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ellen M Payne

Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 37327

Address: 209-215 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Percival P. Baxter Agent

Use: Store

Item 37284

Address: 94-96 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William W. Thomas Jr., Trustee Trust UA

Use: Wholesale Drugs

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All

Exhibit

Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

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.

Exhibit

Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

Exhibit

473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Sites Showing 3 of 9 View All

Site

1905 Pierce Great Arrow

Seal Cove Auto Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Cruising off Squirrel Island, Boothbay Harbor, 1912

Stanley Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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.