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Item 1161

Title: Junior Contest, Presque Isle, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 2006-05-19

Location: Presque Isle

Media: ink on paper

Item 26525

Title: Junior Potato Queen contest, Fort Fairfield, 1967

Contributed by: Northeast Historic Film

Date: 1967

Location: Fort Fairfield

Media: 16 mm film

Item 79313

Title: Seventh Annual Prize Speaking Contest Program, Dixfield, 1917

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 1917-02-16

Location: Dixfield

Media: ink on paper

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Exhibit

Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

Exhibit

Steamboats

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Exhibit

Flagpoles, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup Ski Races

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.