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Historical Items

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Item 43300

Train station and waterfront, Bangor flood, 1902

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

Item 34554

View of the City of Bangor, 1837

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1837 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 34556

Lumber along waterfront, Bangor, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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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."

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

1860Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Text by 7th grade Maine Studies students of the William S. Cohen School. Images from Bangor Public…

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

… Floods: 1902 and 1976 Train station and waterfront, Bangor flood, 1902 Partially submerged boxcars alongside a double-masted ship on the…

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

Strong winds quickly spread the fire across the Kenduskeag Stream and burned the Fairbanks Building on Exchange Street, before engulfing the Bangor