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Item 98648

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

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Dixfield; Mexico

Media: black and white photo

Item 79388

Title: 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 68438

Title: 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

Address: 1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company

Use: Bowling Alley

Item 88109

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

Owner in 1924: Fred S. Pine

Use: Bowling Alley and Summer Dwelling

Item 54626

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

Owner in 1924: Estate of William W. Brown

Use: Bowling Alley

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Exhibit

Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

Exhibit

W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

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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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.