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Historical Items

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Item 14554

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1957 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 67666

Staples brothers waiting for the bus, Swan's Island, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 9419

Draftees boarding bus, Norway, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1943 Location: Norway Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.


Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.


Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

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.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957

"Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description In 1957, Bangor and…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 3 of 4

"… her dad drove the bus so she would ride his bus for a little ways before an Ashland bus would pick her up from there."

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

"In Scarborough 350: Linking the Past and The Present Margery Miliken tells about taking the bus to Dunstan School in the 1920s."

My Maine Stories

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A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference


Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.


The Village Cafe - A Place We Called Home
by Michael Fixaris

The Village Cafe was more than a restaurant. It was an extension of our homes and our families.