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Historical Items

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Item 11118

Great Fire of Houlton, 1902

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1902-05-18 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 40162

Flood, Bangor, 1902

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1902-03-20 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 102881

Class of 1902, Lincoln Academy, Newcastle, 1902

Contributed by: Lincoln Academy Date: 1902 Location: Newcastle Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111660

Dr. Swasey cottage, Cape Elizabeth, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: Dr. Swasey Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116364

Snow house on Neal Street, Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Portland; Portland Client: Nellie Snow Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116427

Elias Thomas house alterations tracings, Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Portland Client: Elias Thomas Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Exhibit

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 - Page 1 of 2

Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description Pulp mill on the Mattanawcook Stream, before the…

Site Page

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

during the flood of 1902.Item Contributed byBangor Public Library Flood on the Penobscot, Bangor, 1902 The Kenduskeag Stream (on right) flows…

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Lincoln, Maine - High St. Bridge, Lincoln, ca. 1903

… the wooden bridge washed out by a Spring flood in 1902. The large white building on the right is the Plumly Building, home of the Post Office in…

My Maine Stories

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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

Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.