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Historical Items

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Item 100346

Cross Roads, St. Albans, ca. 1895

Contributed by: St. Albans Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: St. Albans Media: Photographic print

Item 66249

Cadillac Mountain Road, Acadia National Park, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Location: Bar Harbor Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 82301

Agreement to build road to hospital, Portland, 1824

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1824 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 32647

25 Belmeade Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Amanda D Clark Style: Colonial Revival Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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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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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

From there County Road went to the meadow onto Eastern Road, part of the Eastern Trail today, then meandered up over Scottow’s Hill and down the…

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Old Canada Road Historical Society

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

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

Farmers would keep a horse and wagon for backup in case roads were impassable for an automobile. Auto racing began soon after the construction of the…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam
by Doug Rawlings

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life