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Historical Items

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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

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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

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"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 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.

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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.

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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."

Site Pages

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

… cell that was really just a holding cell, bowling alley, a movie theater, and a ice cream parlor. And even a not so nice piece of our past--the KKK…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… a movie theater-hall-basketball court, bowling alley, pool hall, barber shop, variety store, town jail, and town office.