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Historical Items

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Item 31911

French Street Ruins, Bangor, 1911

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1911 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 31916

Harlow Street Ruins, Bangor, 1911

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1911 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 14379

House on Broadway in Bangor - Fire of 1911

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 1911 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

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"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911 by Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society “The new bronze souvenirs have arrived and may be secured from C.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington High School Football Team, 1911

Farmington High School Football Team, 1911 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description The Farmington High School football…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington High School Basketball Team, 1911

Farmington High School Basketball Team, 1911 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description The 1911 Farmington High School…

My Maine Stories

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Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

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Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano

Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.

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My paper making history
by Rick Simoneau

The history of my grandfather, father, and I working in the mills instilled a sense of community