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Item 66603

Title: Moody Beach, Wells, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Wells

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 55055

Title: Sand Beach and Ocean View Motel, Biddeford Pool, ca. 1920

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Biddeford

Media: Postcard

Item 66602

Title: Moody Beach, Wells, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Wells

Media: Linen texture postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 61 View All

Item 32542

Address: Assessor's Record, 23-25 Beach, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 84063

Address: Woodbury property, Beach Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert Woodbury

Use: Camp

Item 84117

Address: Fogg property, Beach Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George L Fogg

Use: Shed

Exhibits Showing 3 of 20 View All

Exhibit

Col. Lindbergh, Old Orchard Beach, 1927

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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

Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

Sites Showing 3 of 14 View All

Site

'Yellow Bird,' Old Orchard Beach, 1929

Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Libby and Co. Ice Wagon, Scarborough, ca. 1880

Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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