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Historical Items

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Item 16289

Boston Store, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 26221

Main Street, Biddeford, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1912 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Item 26633

Thomaston High School, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington's Agricultural Pursuits

(25 cents is the equivalent to approximately $5.13 today). Cash price for carding wool was 4 cents per pound (approx. $.82 per pound today).

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars