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Historical Items

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Item 29015

Blizzard, Lubec, January 1934

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1934 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 29017

Blizzard, Lubec, January 1934

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1934 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 29019

Blizzard, Lubec, January 21, 1934

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1934-01-21 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

“National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office.” 16 July 2006. http://www.srh.noaa.gov/sjt/?n=events-1936flood (accessed Mar. 4, 2010).

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

Bonsey, “to remove or cause to be removed the weather vane now placed on the top of the School Flag Staff.” According to Mr.

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Life on a Tidal River - The Great Bangor Floods: 1902 and 1976

… had been experiencing unseasonably warm, wet weather for many days now, and they were sick of it.

My Maine Stories

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II