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Title: Italian bank, Portland, 1923
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Media: Photograph; Glass negative
Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library
Date: circa 1910
Location: Bar Harbor
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Owner in 1924: Missionary Society M.E. Church
Use: Italian Fresh Air Camp
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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.
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.