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Historical Items Showing 3 of 308 View All

Item 9501

Watermelon race, Squirrel Island, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1907

Location: Southport

Media: Photographic print

Item 8164

Bicycle race, Fairfield, 1888

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: 1888

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 9500

Three-Legged Race, Squirrel Island, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1907

Location: Southport

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 84169

Race property, S. Side Wiley Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edmund K. Race

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 84172

Race property, E. Side Wiley Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edmund K. Race

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 61327

6 Lincoln Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary P. Race

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 29 View All

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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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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

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.

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Jack Lawrence, Saco, on Bicycle, ca. 1900

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 38 View All

Site Page

Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

John Martin: Expert Observer - Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description In the evening after…

Site Page

MMN Image 28649

Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 1 of 3

Her son, Jimmy one of her five children, started racing in the early 1980’s. Dorothy worked at the racing office about the same time.

Site Page

Scenic view of iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… two automobiles, as the first two vehicles raced across it. One was driven by a lady and the other by a gentleman.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast