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Item 99326

Greenleaf Walton's apple crop, East Dixfield, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Dixfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 20826

Danforth Street orchard, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 21251

Orchard, Woodland, ca, 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum

Date: circa 1922

Location: Woodland

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 19 View All

Item 67259

28-34 Orchard Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary A. Tolman

Use: Garage & Storage

Item 67851

14-18 Orchard Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin G. Ward

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 67853

29-31 Orchard Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Samuel S. Boyd

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 15 View All

Exhibit

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Col. Lindbergh, Old Orchard Beach, 1927

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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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.

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Samoset Hotel, Rockland, ca. 1930

Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 31 View All

Site Page

'Yellow Bird,' Old Orchard Beach, 1929

Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

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

Site Page

Orchard Plan, Blue Hill, ca. 1800

Blue Hill, Maine - Farmer

In 2010 planting was begun on the property to recreate the orchard following Fisher's plan. Seedlings from heritage stock have been carefully…

Site Page

Pierpole Brand Maine Apples can label, ca. 1924

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… 1920s a severe early frost killed most of the orchards in the area and the apple shop was closed, but not before 50,000 barrels of apples were…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Everything we did was new and exciting in the Vellux division

by Maurice Paquette


If you applied yourself you could do anything at Pepperell Mills.