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Historical Items

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Item 35456

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

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: 1911-06-17 Location: Poland Media: Photographic print

Item 35458

Race Car at the Thurlow Hill Climb, Poland, 1911

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: 1911-06-17 Location: Poland Media: Photographic print

Item 35453

Fred Belcher in a Knox racecar, Poland Spring, 1911

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: 1911 Location: Poland Spring Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

… Colony Screwdriver, Stockholm, c.1940 Item 19547 infoStockholm Historical Society Old screw driver with the handle made out of cork.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima