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Item 35456

Title: Race car on Thurlow Hill, Poland, June 17, 1911

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: 1911-06-17

Location: Poland

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 35458

Title: Race Car at the Thurlow Hill Climb, Poland, 1911

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: 1911-06-17

Location: Poland

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 35453

Title: Fred Belcher in a Knox racecar, Poland Spring, 1911

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: 1911

Location: Poland Spring

Media: Black & White Photograph

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Exhibit

Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Exhibit

Reuben Ruby hack ad, Portland, 1834

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

Exhibit

Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Site

Ambajejus boomhouse, 2007

Ambajejus Boom House

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

Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.