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Historical Items

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Item 33993

Blue Hill Fair, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Item 33877

Postcard of the Blue Hill Fair, 1964

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1964-09-07 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 33882

Photograph of cattle competition at the Blue Hill Fair, 1957

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1957 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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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.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

Blue Hill Fair, 1937Item Contributed byBlue Hill Public Library In Charlotte’s Web, E.B. White writes about a fair from the different characters'…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907

Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Swimming at the Bathing Beach in Blue Hill during the…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907

Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Picnicking along the coast of Blue Hill in 1907.