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Item 29335

Title: Garden Entertainment, Blue Hill, ca. 1896

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society

Date: circa 1896

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Photgraph mounted on cardboard

Item 20123

Title: Dramatic entertainment flyer, York, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1869

Location: York

Media: Ink on paper

Item 29412

Title: Peak Sisters entertainment, North Turner, 1895

Contributed by: Turner Museum and Historical Society

Date: 1895

Location: Turner

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Holstein and Ayrshire bulls, Caribou Fair, ca 1922

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

Exhibit

Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 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.

Exhibit

Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Site

Tate House, Portland, ca. 1970

Greater Portland Landmarks

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Site

Shaw Block, Greenville, 2003

Moosehead Messenger

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.