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Historical Items

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Item 52173

Palace Playland, Old Orchard Beach, 1948

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1948 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 52172

Palace Playland, Old Orchard Beach, 1948

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1948 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 52175

Rubble from fire, Old Orchard, 1948

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1948-10-04 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

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Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

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Student Exhibit: Somerset Railroad

The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Lower Main St. looking north, Lincoln, ca. 1948

Lower Main St. looking north, Lincoln, ca. 1948 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description View of Main Street in Lincoln…

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Life on a Tidal River - Wheelwright Building, Bangor, 1948

Wheelwright Building, Bangor, 1948 Contributed by Bangor Public Library Description The Wheelwright building was built during the mid 19th…

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 2 of 3

… 1941, 1942, 1943 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, and 1948; they were ever good. In the 1950s though the 1990s there were good teams, but they only won…

My Maine Stories

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The Pilots Grill, Bangor
by Rodney Duplisea

Memories of the Pilots Grill in Bangor

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Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville

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How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

How Ruth and Piney met in Wilton and started a life together