Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
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The third annual Houlton Fair was held August 25, 26 and 27, 1914 at the newly created Houlton Community Park.
The fair featured livestock, horse racing, a midway and special troups of performers. The Flying Doordeens were featured in advertisements for the fair as well as in a newspaper report after the fair.
The Aroostook Times reported on Sept. 2, 1914, "The Flying Doordeens, a troupe of artists in the acrobatic line, three men and a lady performer in a daring aerial act thrilled the audience. The act was clean throughout, and the costumes were new and attractive."
About This Item
- Title: Flying Doordeens, Houlton Fair, 1914
- Creator: Klein Studio, Houlton
- Creation Date: 1914-08-25
- Subject Date: 1914-08-25
- Local Name: Houlton Community Park
- Town: Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 15.2 cm x 11.5 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Flying Doordeens
- Agricultural exhibitions--Maine--Houlton
- Houlton Fair (Houlton, Me.)
- Doordeen family--Maine--Leeds
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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