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Historical Items

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Item 81182

The Last Train Out, Princeton, 1933

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: 1933-07-22 Location: Princeton Media: Postcard

Item 81003

Early Train, Princeton, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Item 42248

'The Snow Train,' Waterville, 1946

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1946 Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 76785

216-280 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Use: Shed - Train

Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955

Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description The north bound Bangor and Aroostook diesel…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920

Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description This school was constructed in 1860 and…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908

Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description Photograph shows…

My Maine Stories

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How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life