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Historical Items

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Item 76145

High speed action, Sugarloaf 1971 World Cup

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Carrabassett Valley Media: Photographic print

Item 101366

Alphonso Speed, Monhegan, ca. 1932

Contributed by: Monhegan Museum Date: circa 1932 Location: Monhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 16159

Abraham Lincoln letter, 1849

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1849 Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 35597

876 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Dresser Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store


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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.


Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.


History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

… be dangerous, requiring trains to back up, regain speed, and try to move forward again. Trains ran the risk of derailing.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Franklin County Agricultural Fair

… boar, registered sheep-Merino ram, speed-trotters, pacers. Dairy, sugar and bread products, apples, pears, farming tools, carriages and harnesses…

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Guilford, Maine - PROJECT OVERVIEW - Page 2 of 2

… materials and access to computers and high-speed internet use for any student or team member.

My Maine Stories

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s


Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast