Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Portland; Portland Client: Schlotterbeck & Foss Co. Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
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.
Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.
By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.
A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Hay press, view 3, Stockholm. c. 1920 Item 15735 infoStockholm Historical Society…