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Historical Items

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Item 16777

Harry Carr's Second Jitney, Sanford, ca 1914

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 10727

Carl Merrill at Washington School, Abbot, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Abbot Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Abbot Media: Photographic print

Item 9445

Horse-drawn school teams, Caribou, ca. 1928

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1928 Location: Caribou Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad

… because of other types of transportation such as buses. The railroad is now located behind Riverside Restaurant.

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Seashore Trolley Museum

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

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 2 of 4

… schools diminished with the advent of school buses and a new concept of school consolidation. By the early 1950s most of these small, independent…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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