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Item 102422

France travel Bulletin, Pennsylvania, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1927

Location: Philadelphia

Media: Print on paper

Item 11676

Henry Knox travel kit, ca. 1790

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1790

Media: Wood, china, metal, glass

Item 102359

R.M.S "Scythia" travel log card, September, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1927-09-08

Location: Boston; La Havre

Media: Print on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 89 View All

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Bangor Railway & Electric Co. No. 76

Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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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.

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Brooksville to Castine Ferry, 1907

Blue Hill, Maine - Brooksville to Castine Ferry, 1907

… Library Description A ferry boat that traveled from Brooksville to Castine, 1907 View additional information about this item on the…

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Granite Sample

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… the owners would usually have to go around and bid on them themselves. Hall traveled widely to earn contracts with samples like this one.

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Match/Toothpick canister, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, cr. 1955

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

The canister was very handy to safely store stick matches for travel or to keep toothpicks sanitary on the dining room table.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 9 View All

Story

My Italian grandparents and visiting their homeland

by Sherry Judd


A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.

Story

My 41 year career in Maine paper mills

by Mike Luciano


Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes

Story

I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst

by Linda Deane


Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.