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Historical Items (315)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (22)  |  Sites (9)  | 

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Item 66021

Title: 'Summer Trips around Portland' brochure, 1902

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: 1902

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper, Brochure

Item 66189

Title: Greetings from Bangor, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Bangor

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66155

Title: Greetings from Augusta souvenir postcard, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Augusta

Media: Linen texture postcard

Exhibits Showing 3 of 22 View All

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

Tuna catch, South Bristol, ca.1950

A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

Exhibit

Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.

Site

Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

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Site

Fifth Maine Regiment Veteran Reunion, Peaks Island, 1912

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

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