Complimentary ticket, Maine Chautauqua Union

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Ticket from the Maine Chautauqua Union for the Fryeburg Horse Railroad made out to Mr. John S. Barrows. This ticket allowed one passage each way to Portland and back. The Maine Chautauqua Union had meetings in Fryeburg, and in order to encourage attendance, this complimentary ticket was offered. Chautauquas were very popular at this time. The horse railroad was developed primarily to serve the transportation needs of people traveling to the Chautauqua meetings.

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  • Title: Complimentary ticket, Maine Chautauqua Union
  • Creator: Maine Chautauqua Union
  • Creation Date: 1893
  • Subject Date: 1893
  • Location: Fryeburg, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 6 cm x 10 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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Fryeburg Historical Society
83 Portland St, Fryeburg, ME 04037
(207) 256-3001

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