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Historical Items Showing 3 of 65 View All

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

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 87387

Item 89820

Speed property, N. Side Central Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah C. Speed

Use: Dwelling

Item 35597

876 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Dresser

Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 17 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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George Henry Preble, Portland, 1878

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.

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After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

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 Showing 3 of 19 View All

Site Page

Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910

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.

Site Page

1794 map of Farmington

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…

Site Page

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

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 Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


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

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast