Category: Economics, Industry, Tourism
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Contributed by: Boston Public Library
Date: circa 1938
Location: Old Orchard Beach
Media: Linen texture postcard
Contributed by: Surry Historical Society
Date: circa 1923
Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.
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.
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
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Ridlonville View of Main Street Ridlonville from Day Hill, 1908Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Text by Irene Hutchinson Images…
Continental Paper Bag Company By: Dave Gawtry & Nghia Ha Images provided by Rumford Area Historical Society The Continental Paper Bag Company…
Welcome to the Western Foothills X Western Maine's beauty can be found in its mountains, rivers, scenery, and especially its people.