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Item 35456

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

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: 1911-06-17

Location: Poland

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 35462

Title: Stanley Race Car at the Old Orchard Beach Grandstand, September 1911

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: 1911

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 35458

Title: Race Car at the Thurlow Hill Climb, Poland, 1911

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: 1911-06-17

Location: Poland

Media: Black & White Photograph

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Steamboats

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Exhibit

Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Site

Cruising off Squirrel Island, Boothbay Harbor, 1912

Stanley Museum

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Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.