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Historical Items Showing 3 of 86 View All

Item 79388

Bowling Alley, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1911-11-09

Location: Rumford

Media: booket/ink on paper

Item 98648

Bowling alley and roller skating rink, Dixfield, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Dixfield; Mexico

Media: Photographic print

Item 68438

Bowling alley, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1975

Location: Lubec

Media: Kodachrome slide

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 98955

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company

Use: Bowling Alley

Item 88109

Pine property, Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fred S. Pine

Use: Bowling Alley and Summer Dwelling

Item 54626

Assessor's Record, 459 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of William W. Brown

Use: Bowling Alley

Exhibits Showing 3 of 13 View All

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Jacques Cartier snowshoe club, ca. 1925

Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 16 View All

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Eureka Hall, Stockholm

… a jail cell that was really just a holding cell, bowling alley, a movie theater, and a ice cream parlor.

Site Page

Hampden House Bar, 1837

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

… land for orchard, wheat Hampden House Bar Bowling alleys Jes Crosman Sands Circus & Caravan Carlton Dancing School Hampden Rifle Co.

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Collins Lumber Mill, Stockholm. c. 1940

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Mills and Homes in Stockholm

… veneer mill, baseball bat mill, clothes pin mill, bowling pin mill, two lumber mills, cedar mill, shingle mill, and a lath mill (lath are thin…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division

by David Bishop


My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR