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Historical Items (61)  |  Tax Records (3)  |  Exhibits (14)  |  Sites (11)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 61 View All

Item 76145

Title: High speed action, Sugarloaf 1971 World Cup

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Black and White Photographic image

Item 16159

Title: Abraham Lincoln letter, 1849

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1849-02-20

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7494

Title: Map of New England, New York, ca. 1676

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1676

Media: Map, hand colored

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 87387

Address: Speed property, S. Side Elizabeth Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Vncent A. Speed

Use: Storage

Item 89820

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

Owner in 1924: Sarah C. Speed

Use: Dwelling

Item 35597

Address: 876 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Dresser

Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 14 View All

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

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.

Exhibit

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.

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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.

Site

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.